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The battle heats up over Michigan’s road funding proposal
The Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals is a new group opposed to the increase in sales tax put forth by the Michigan Legislature. Paul Egan of Michigan.com, published in the Lansing State Journal reports that the coalition registered Thursday with the Secretary of State...
Mayor Bernero proposes new changes to BWL
A week before his State of the City address, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero proposed controversial changes to the Board of Water and Light, which is still undergoing structural revision following the botched handling of last power outages in December 2012...
Chinese delegation visits Michigan
In a press release today, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced a partnership between the State of Michigan and China’s Jiangsu Province. The announcement comes during a visiting delegation from Jiangsu to Lansing in which the parties agreed t…
Union membership drops 11 percent
After the first full year of accounting since the Right to Work law was passed in Michigan, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics found an 11 percent decrease in union membership for the state from 2013 to 2014. Jonathan Oosting of MLive reports that in 2014, 14...
ACT Protests Michigan Department of Education Decision
Protesting the Michigan Department of Education and DTMB’s Joint Evaluation Committee’s plan to transition to the College Board’s SAT college entrance assessment, the ACT formally requested an appeal hearing. Kyle Feldscher of Mlive reports that the AC…

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