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Finley: Genesee County inmates wait more than four years for trial
Opinion: Modernize renewable energy regs
"The regulations haven’t kept up with innovation and competitive forces in the market. Changes must be made to reflect these realities."
by Kaitlyn Buss | 1 day ago
Weaver enjoys custom-built studio on the lake
As an artist/crafter, imagine, having a house built on the lake, designed with a 600-square foot studio where you're able to unleash your creative energy for hours at a time!
by Jocelynn Brown | 1 day ago
Opinion: Expand jail alternatives
"Many citizens hold a misconception that law enforcement want lots of people locked up. We don’t."
by Blaine Koops | 1 day ago
Society Confidential: Urban One awards celebrate diversity
Also: Holiday party draws 1,000 to celebration; Boswell features hat collection at pop-up
by Chuck Bennett | 1 day ago
Letter: Left off Michigan’s primary ballot
"The state gives a lot of judgment to the secretary of state to choose who to place on the ballot"
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
VP Mike Pence: Congress, pass USMCA
"The USMCA makes a strong statement to the world that the era of U.S. economic surrender is over..."
by Mike Pence | 1 day ago
Opinion: Restricting Airbnb may be a waste of time
"If Airbnb is not the chief culprit of the affordable housing crisis, then focusing on its restriction is a waste of time ..."
by Suzy Wu | 2 days ago
Opinion: Trump has brought ‘stratospheric’ interest to U.S. politics
"Say this if nothing else for President Donald J. Trump: He has made Americans care about politics again."
by David Shribman | 2 days ago
Opinion: We need historical context on presidential misconduct
"Referring to Trump's actions as 'worse than the misconduct of any prior president' would be terminally ahistorical."
by David Harsanyi | 2 days ago
Opinion: Immigrant farmers deserve path to citizenship
"A solution to improving the lives of farmworkers and meeting the needs of the agriculture industry already exists..."
by Jim Byrum | 2 days ago
Editorial: Whitmer’s budget strategy backfires
There’s still no deal to come up with money for roads, and this remains an urgent need Whitmer must continue to negotiate with lawmakers
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Progressives plot to stop Buttigieg
Is Buttigieg's campaign a flash in the pan? Or is he a legitimate and unforeseen threat?
by David Catanese | 2 days ago
Editorial: Make Detroit’s schools work for students
Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti is heading to the neighborhoods, talking with parents and residents about challenges facing the district
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Opinion: Forced unionization makes a comeback
Regulators are trying to make union membership a requirement to obtain a license to grow or sell marijuana, Owens writes.
by Charles Owens | 3 days ago
Wojo: Yes, Lions got shafted, now do something about it Bob Wojnowski
Duggan taps Snyder aide to lead development Nolan Finley
Opinion: Trump’s tax cuts benefit top 1%, hurt working class
"Rich people and giant corporations don’t need more tax cuts. Rather, it’s time for them to pay their fair share. "
by Ron Bieber | 3 days ago
Opinion: Detroit dock collapse is a wake-up call
"Not having uranium in the Detroit River is great news, but it’s also a ridiculously low bar to set for public safety and healthy waterways."
by Justin Onwenu | 3 days ago
Opinion: Time for Michigan auto insurance reform
"Beginning July 2020, your driving record will be the primary factor determining your insurance rates."
by Karen Whitsett | 4 days ago
Opinion: Restore tax credits to biodiesel industry
Unless Congress renews tax credits for the biodiesel industry, businesses and consumers will pay the price, writes Mullings.
by Lisa Mullings | 3 days ago
Opinion: Close tax loopholes to fix Michigan roads
"The solution is for Michigan to start requiring multinational corporations to pay their fair share of taxes."
by Bill Parks | 4 days ago
Society: Annual Sing-a-Long for Salvation Army makes beautiful music
In the spirit of memorable holiday traditions, the London Chop House presented its annual Sing-a-Long Luncheon on Thursday, benefiting the Salvation Army of Metro Detroit.
by Chuck Bennett | 4 days ago
Opinion: High drug prices hit seniors hard
As we hurtle toward the 2020 elections, Michiganians alarmed by runaway prescription drug costs must be a part of the solution
by Max Richtman | 5 days ago
Bankole: Don’t cry for Kamala Harris exiting presidential race
Harris is the personification and defender of a system of justice that many blacks have long derided for its bias
by Bankole Thompson | 4 days ago
Opinion: Following Flint, increase drinking water transparency
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, zero is the safe level of lead in drinking water
by Elin Betanzo | 5 days ago
Opinion: Give UAW a major overhaul
The need for an authority figure independent of union leadership is clear, Saltsman writes
by Michael Saltsman | 6 days ago
Finley: Get new transit plan rolling
Backers of a new regional transit plan for Metro Detroit face their first hurdle: Getting legislation approved to authorize a new taxing scheme
by Nolan Finley | 6 days ago
Podcast: Howes says new UAW boss has leverage — if he’ll use it
Rory Gamble can drive reform within — and if he falters, the most likely alternative is federal oversight of the 84-year-old unionWeekend-essay
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Opinion: Courts should review Michigan term limits law
We’ve tried the most restrictive term limits in the country — and they haven’t worked, Opsommer writes
Opinion: Invest in Wayne County after-school programs
Demand for high-quality after-school programs for Wayne County children and youth continues to increase, Adair writes
Opinion: Is Starbucks alienating paying customers ?
Extending infrastructure to non-paying customers may lead paying customers to a state of confusion regarding their value to the Starbucks brand
Society Confidential: Fur designer’s work catches eye of Kash Doll
Also: Rodman surprises folks at Drip IV Therapy; Anchor Bar's celeb event to feature Detroit Lions
Graham: Kid Rock’s antics, politics overshadow his music
Artist keeps trying to find fights where there aren’t any
Opinion: Enforcing work requirements is a waste
Even if you believe in work requirements, it makes zero sense to spend millions on a program that the courts are going to halt anyway
Southern Michigan wind project faces opposition
The Hillsdale County wind project is one of seven under development in Michigan. Projects begun before the end of 2019 are eligible for a tax credit.
Bankole: 2020 will prove a defining year for Mayor Duggan
The fortified wall that has earned Duggan a reputation for being a tough guy and a political heavyweight seems to be crumbling
Opinion: Democratic candidates prepare for New Hampshire, Iowa
"Does it matter who wins the Iowa Caucuses? Not to New Hampshire," Shribman writes.
Opinion: Is impeachment backfiring on the Democrats?
"Democrats haven't gotten any closer to convincing a single Senate Republican to remove the president."
Letter: County treasurers help fight foreclosure
"We believe that tax foreclosure is a tragedy, so we take extensive measures to help property owners avoid it whenever possible."