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Editorial: Let’s get this budget done
Letter: Treat all workers with respect
"It goes without saying that now is the worst possible time to artificially escalate the cost of road construction in Michigan," Sen. Nesbitt writes
by The Detroit News | 4 hours ago
Opinion: Black women deserve equal pay, too
For black women, our equal pay day falls on Aug. 22, meaning we must wait 234 days to catch up to the pay of our white men colleagues, Bolden writes.
by Kyra Bolden | 1 day ago
Opinion: Trump fights for Michigan truck drivers
"In Michigan, the trucking industry provides more than 200,000 jobs — meaning 1 out of every 17 jobs in the state."
by Ray Martinez | 2 days ago
Opinion: Lower out-of-pocket cost for seniors’ prescriptions
Costs could lead seniors to face spending decisions that they should never be forced to make — like the decision between rent or food.
by Brianna Romines | 2 days ago
Opinion: Trust teachers with school reform ideas
Although various stakeholders have come together to problem solve, there has remained a missing voice, until now: classroom teachers.
by Jarod McGuffey and Kathryn Gustafson | 2 days ago
Editorial: Hotel California will be nightmare for Ford
The irony is that Trump is giving the automakers exactly what they asked for when they sat down with him at Willow Run Airport in the winter of 2017
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
MidMitten Designs make crafting fun
Jean Story wanted two things in her life -- a bag large enough to fit her knitting projects inside, and additional income for her retirement years.
by Jocelynn Brown | 2 days ago
Opinion: Bullock should champion free speech
What better way for Montana Gov. Bullock to cap his tenure than by protecting the free speech?
by Jacob Lane | 3 days ago
Editorial: Benson should speed up branch wait times
Benson promised 30-minute wait times. After 8 months in office, wait times are consistently worse than before. What gives?
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Jacques: Civil rights director pays price for his own intolerance
Agustin Arbulu found himself on the other end of a sexual harassment investigation after he was accused of making comments that “objectified” women.
by Ingrid Jacques | 3 days ago
Opinion: ‘Public charge’ rule is common sense
"Why would we want to bring in immigrants who will only add to that deficit and that debt?"
by Hans von Spakovsky and David Inserra | 3 days ago
Bankole: Remembering history of slavery, 400 years later
"The spotlight the date is receiving provides an opportunity for us to take an honest and unambiguous look at how far we’ve come since slavery."
by Bankole Thompson | 3 days ago
Opinion: NRA must change to survive
"The problem with being a partisan outfit, however, is that you soon start working for the party, rather than asking the party to help you."
by David Harsanyi | 3 days ago
Opinion: Push for NAFTA 2.0
"There is no excuse for the delay; pass USMCA as soon as possible."
by Lew Dodak | 3 days ago
UAW's former GM VP Ashton linked to bribery probe Daniel Howes
Quicken, PAL team up to reach more families Nolan Finley
Quicken, PAL team up to reach more families
Rocket Mortgage is to become a major sponsor of PAL to expand the youth group beyond sports, and into STEM programs and reach more kids in Detroit
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Opinion: Pensions are not for potholes
Risking pensions to avoid investing in crumbling infrastructure is unwise, Herbart says.
by Paula Herbart | 4 days ago
Opinion: What I wish we could bury with Brooks
"I wish the almost joyful racism borne of political ambition was buried with Brooks Patterson. I am afraid the circus is still in town."
by John Austin | 4 days ago
Finley: Detroit must rid itself of killer dogs
"If nothing is done to make sure our children are safe from killer dogs, then we can't call ourselves a civilized city."
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Editorial: Stabilizing trade policy could ease recession fears
Congress and the president should do what they can to shoo away doubts by quickly negotiating an end to the trade war and approving USMCA.
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Opinion: Higher ed collaboration is key to Detroit’s economic growth
"Recently, Cleary University partnered with TEAM Schostak to provide free online education to their employees in five states."
by Jayson Boyers | 5 days ago
Opinion: Affordable electric vehicles on the horizon for all Americans
"[W]e can expect new electric vehicles to become easier on the wallet."
by Charles Griffith | 5 days ago
Letter: Detroit BIZ celebrates five-year milestone
"In recognition of the BIZ’s five-year milestone, we are promoting public awareness about its success, funding and training and employment opportunities."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Gun violence linked to childhood trauma
"[T]he vast majority of mass shooters in our study experienced early childhood trauma and exposure to violence at a young age."
by Rick Murdock | 6 days ago
Opinion: Pumpkin spice is coming early
"I like the flavor 'pumpkin spice' as much as the next guy," Paul W. Smith confesses.
by Paul W. Smith | 6 days ago
Opinion: Time to regulate PFAS
"PFAS are a group of human-made compounds that do not breakdown, remaining in the environment and inside the human body indefinitely."
by Keelan Baldwin | 6 days ago
Opinion: Don’t blame Michigan’s broken roads on fair wages
"The fact that an organization can turn to the legislature for a helping hand in eliminating 80% of their business competition is despicable."
Editorial: Israel’s impossible situation
Israel loses either way in this dispute, and might have been wiser to allow the congresswomen their visit rather than turning them into victims.
Finley: Brooks’ legacy is already at risk
Oakland County didn't become Oakland County by accident., Finley writes.
Letter: Security a top priority for aviation industry
"Your story missed or mischaracterized some key points about small-airplane security," says National Business Aviation Association President Ed Bolen.
Society: Fash Bash celebrates DIA art and fashion
Nearly 700 fashion and art lovers arrived at the Detroit Institute of Arts Thursday for Fash Bash 2019, the annual fundraiser where the DIA collaborates with Neiman Marcus
Bankole: Stop the bullying, Madame Governor
When Michiganians sent Gretchen Whitmer to Lansing to serve as their 49th governor, they didn’t send a bully-in-chief
Opinion: Trump endangers Midwest wildlife
"The changes are clearly intended to weaken protections for species teetering on the brink of extinction. "
Jacques: Limit role of courtroom in the bedroom
It would be a huge legal shift to apply affirmative consent to criminal cases — and one that conflicts with constitutional protections
Letter: Brooks broke the mold
"I met Brooks ... when I ran as a Republican for Oakland County Board of Commissioners back in 2006 ."
Handmade: Ann’s By Design keeps retired couple active and social
Ann Hughes and her husband, Phil, were both close to retirement, and wondered: What they would do with all that time on their hands?
Society Confidential: Bravo’s “Below Deck” reality show highlights Detroiters yachting through the F
Their activities were filmed for Bravo’s hit TV show, “Below Deck,” which profiles a group of young people who work aboard expensive yachts.
Society Confidential: Bravo’s ‘Below Deck’ spotlights Detroiters
What started out as a “Boys Trip” — eight guys, five of them from Metro Detroit, yachting through the French Riviera — ended up being entertaining subject matter for a couple of steamy episodes of a reality sho