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Editorial: Lawmakers, think beyond snow day waivers
Opinion: Detroit kids deserve foster homes
"I’m hopeful the residents of Detroit and other organizations will join us in supporting these children so they can continue to call Detroit home."
by Starr Allen-Pettway | 17 hours ago
Opinion: Amazon retreats from NYC subsidies
"Amazon abandoned a high-profile, multi-billion-dollar project rather than stick around and try to make its case."
by John C. Mozena | 1 day ago
Finley: Killing jobs is not a Michigan value
"I believe Michigan residents don't value sacrificing 300 jobs in a tough luck community just so its governor can rebuke President Donald Trump."
by Nolan Finley | 1 day ago
Letter: Styrofoam pollutes Mich. water
Let's protect our water ways, our own health, and our wildlife by banning foam cups and takeout containers here in Michigan.
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
Opinion: Cut down on solar subsidies
"The subsidy to solar customers also allows them to sidestep the cost of maintaining the energy grid, a fixed cost built into all energy bills."
by John Quackenbush | 1 day ago
Bennett: Go Red for Women fights heart disease
The occasion was the 15th anniversary of the Go Red for Women Luncheon, raising funds and awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
by Chuck Bennett | 1 day ago
Smith: AOC takes America off course
I can’t wait for her to come up with 25,000 well-paying jobs.
by Paul W. Smith | 2 days ago
Opinion: Lower incarceration rate to improve society
"When someone is locked up, those left behind pay a price."
by David Safavian | 2 days ago
Opinion: What Trump can learn from past presidents
Donald J. Trump may not possess the instinct for introspection, but that may be too facile a judgment, Shribman writes.
by David Shribman | 2 days ago
Editorial: Examine conflicts in Wayne Treasurer’s office
It stretches belief that Sabree would have so little knowledge of his wife's business, particularly since it dovetails so neatly with his own.
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Jacques: Why the freakout over charter leader?
Shortly after Gov. Whitmer last week announced her appointment of Doug Ross as her senior adviser for Michigan prosperity, outrage followed.
by Ingrid Jacques | 3 days ago
Opinion: Let’s continue the economic boom
Walberg writes: "After two years of the Trump presidency, America’s economic engine has been reignited."
by Tim Walberg | 3 days ago
Graham: Oscars game of hopscotch continues
The Academy Awards are in a mess of trouble, and the hole keeps getting deeper
by Adam Graham | 4 days ago
Finley: A service worthy of an American hero
John Dingell, the longest serving congressman in United States history, and one of its best, was first a soldier.
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s Dingell Daniel Howes
Finley: Killing jobs is not a Michigan value Nolan Finley
Editorial: Make campaign finance violations sting
"In the future, fines must be more than slaps on the wrist for campaign finance violators."
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Opinion: Whitmer misrepresented school funding woes
"As the budget continues to grow, state leaders should look for ways to make sure that dollars follow students rather than end up in bureaucracies."
by Ben DeGrow | 4 days ago
Opinion: Hunting, fishing still crucial for Mich.
"Responsible hunters and anglers are a key part of the overall picture."
by Triston Cole | 4 days ago
Palmer Park Art Fair caters to artists’ needs
Artists have always been represented by all age groups, yet over time not all continue to have the stamina to participate in art fairs, or maybe they were never afforded the opportunity for one reason or another.
by Jocelynn Brown | 5 days ago
Bennett: Covenant House inspires Angela Grovey
Also Marc Jacobs pairing with Bedrock Manufacturing for new watch line; Dining hotspot Bella Piatti toasts six years of service
by Chuck Bennett | 5 days ago
Jacques: Before ‘free’ college, fix the schools
Jacques writes: "It’s becoming all too common for Democrats to tote promises of government giveaways, from education to health care."
by Ingrid Jacques | 6 days ago
Editorial: We can’t fill potholes with photos
"We can't just demand better roads; we have to pay for them."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Democrats can’t talk honestly about abortion
"Democrats have been allowed to get away without answering any serious questions regarding their opposition to post-20-week abortion restrictions."
by David Harsanyi | 6 days ago
Opinion: Democrats declare war on cows
In the United States, agriculture is responsible for about 9 percent of our emissions.
by Michael Graham | 6 days ago
Opinion: Whitmer must act for bipartisanship
"Republican leadership tried to extend an olive branch to get the governor to come to the table, but she refused to build bridges and negotiate."
by Jim Lilly | 6 days ago
Opinion: Midwest leads fight for housing affordability
The authors write: "A trend toward zoning reform to address housing shortages is emerging."
by Josef Filipowicz and Steve Lafleur | 6 days ago
Letters: Other views on Dingell, road funding
"Even though John Dingell is gone, we will continue to carry on his work."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Threats to Medicare continue in 2019
"Medicare's Part D drug benefit has enabled seniors to purchase subsidized prescription coverage from private insurers."
Opinion: Families want solutions to state’s challenges
Bieber writes: "A top priority for investment needs to be in our most valuable resource, the working men and women of this state."
by Ron Bieber | 4 days ago
Editorial: Green New Deal a bad deal for freedom
"The great flaw in the Green New Deal is so obvious that it was all tried before, by socialist regimes, and failed miserably."
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Opinion: Attorney general must defend our laws
Shirkey writes: ""Nessel will use the attorney general’s office to further her personal agenda."
Opinion: What to watch for in Whitmer’s first State of the State
The authors write: "The State of the State is the talk preceding the real action of budgeting taxpayer dollars."
Finley: Warren’s lie should end her campaign
"If Northam’s blackface moment disqualifies him as governor, then Warren’s career-long deception should eliminate her from the presidential race."
Civility and progress go together
"As Michiganians we can’t allow our leaders and citizens to follow Washington’s lead. We have too much at stake."
Bankole: John Dingell, an ally of civil rights
Bankole writes: "Dingell described his support of the bill for civil rights as the single most important vote of his political career."
Mich. kids need career prep
"Our K-12 education needs a shift in mindset, one that focuses not on getting students into college but preparing them for a successful career."
Finley: Dingell knew how to live, how to love
A lifelong Democrat, the Dean of the House didn't choose the people he loved based on political compatibility or partisan whim