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Our Editorial: Start work on transit Round 3

Editorial: Start work on transit Round 3If Mackinac doesn’t produce a RTA deal, turn attention to meeting today’s most urgent transportation needs
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Automakers don’t need Trump’s help on trade

Editorial: Automakers don’t need Trump’s help on tradeRather than aid automakers, president’s tariffs are likely to drag down the profits of domestic producers
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Our editorial: Give business a say on regulations

Editorial: Give business a say on regulationsBalancing regulatory review panels with those who have to live with the rules makes perfect sense
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Editorial: For-profit charters aren’t that scary

Editorial: For-profit charters aren’t that scaryNew research and rankings point to solid performance from charter schools run by profit-making management companies
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  • 1 month ago
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Editorial: Don’t turn landlords into tax snitches

Editorial: Don’t turn landlords into tax snitchesDetroit’s demand for the personal information of tenants is a violation of privacy
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  • 1 month ago
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Our Editorial: MSU must now rebuild reputation

Our Editorial: MSU must now rebuild reputationUniversity should ensure $500 million settlement with Nassar victims doesn’t overly burden current students
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  • 1 month ago
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Colbeck out of line with anti-Muslim campaign

Editorial: Colbeck way out of line with anti-Muslim campaignGOP gubernatorial candidate is trying to link one of his Dem opponents, Abdul El-Sayed, to terrorist groups
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Our Editorial: Get cops out of fencing racket

Our Editorial: Get cops out of fencing racketCivil asset forfeiture is little more than legalized theft; lawmakers should finally put an end to it
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Our Editorial: Bullying no way to reform Medicaid

Our Editorial: Bullying no way to reform MedicaidLawmakers rightly want to reduce program’s costs by getting recipients in jobs; GOP should stick to negotiating
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Editorial: Detroit merits praise for oversight end

Editorial: Detroit merits praise for oversight endShedding state, federal control for first time in 40 years resulted from fiscal discipline, responsibility
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Our Editorial: Dems play politics with prevailing wage

Our Editorial: Dems play politics with prevailing wagePartisan divide holds up nearly 400,000 petition signatures to end practice of hiking pay on public building projects
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Hold Trump to Soo Locks promise

Our Editorial: Hold Trump to Soo Locks promisePresident committed to vital Michigan infrastructure project during Macomb campaign rally; he should keep his word
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Reconsider how we elect presidents

Our Editorial: Reconsider how we elect presidentsAlternatives to the current system might restore fairness to campaigns and assure every vote counts
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Make lawmakers disclose conflicts

Our Editorial: Make lawmakers disclose conflictsEthics rules should prevent legislators from voting on bills that may benefit them
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Nashville shootings show Red Flag flaws

Our Editorial: Nashville shootings show Red Flag flawsLaw to allow confiscation of guns must be joined by mental health treatment mandates, families’ cooperation
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our editorial: Don’t keep leftover opioid medicine

Our editorial: Don’t keep leftover opioid medicineMost patients don’t use all of their prescribed pills, increasing the chances that they will be misused
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Editorial: House should ease Medicaid work rules

Editorial: House should ease Medicaid work rulesBill passed by the Senate not acceptable to Gov. Snyder, who thinks it’s too burdensome on the poor
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Our editorial: Deal should lead to state rights on pot

Our editorial: Deal should lead to state rights on potTrump, senator agree that Justice Dept. will honor Obama-era non-interference policy in state marijuana laws
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  • 2 months ago
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Our editorial: Let experts handle campus assault

Our editorial: Let experts handle campus assaultGov and first lady rightly tackling campus assault investigations; college admins not equipped to oversee criminal cases
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  • 2 months ago
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Our Editorial: Put truant judge back to work

Our Editorial: Put truant judge back to workJudicial Tenure Commission should investigate work ethic of Wayne Circuit’s Vonda Evans
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  • 2 months ago
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Editorial: Flint water is safe but trust lacking

Editorial: Flint water is safe but trust lackingCity’s water crisis is over, and so is bottled water delivery; state now has to rebuild public’s confidence
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  • 2 months ago
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Our editorial: Government wrong fix for Facebook

Our editorial: Government wrong fix for FacebookSocial media giant should commit to standards on privacy, censorship; new regs would set dangerous precedent
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Our Editorial: Detroit students lag country, again

Our Editorial: Detroit students lag country, againFor fifth time, Michigan’s largest school district posts lowest scores in U.S.; statewide results also lackluster
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Our Editorial: Make a threat, expect consequences

Our Editorial: Make a threat, expect consequencesMichigan has seen a spike in false threats against schools following Parkland, and police are ready to make arrests
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Our editorial: MSU should revisit Simon’s rich package

Our editorial: MSU should revisit Simon’s rich packageEx-president on whose watch the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal unfolded enjoying fat paycheck, quaint campus office
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Our editorial: Hit brakes on EPA mileage rules

Our editorial: Hit brakes on EPA mileage rulesObama-era CAFE standards were unrealistic; consumers shouldn’t pay for regs that don’t match market demand
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Our editorial: Trade war body count mounting

Our editorial: Trade war body count mountingStock market continues to slide and warnings of job losses are growing as president persists with ill-advised tariffs
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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