Tiny homes represent a sizable break from residential construction trends seen in the United States during the past few decades.
In 2003, Bill Burr wrote the rules for password security for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, urging computer users to change passwords every 90 days and create such intricate passwords that even the world’s fastest supercomputer would overheat trying to decipher them.
In the digital age, threats are encoded, technology is expedient and the legal tradition of limiting the intrusiveness of government simply can't keep up.
More guns mean more shootings.
Port Huron's casino dreams likely suffered another setback last week when the Department of the Interior said no to what many thought was the best bet for off-reservation Indian gambling in Michigan.
We like a good time down at The Mining Journal as much as anyone. But legislation introduced into the Michigan House of Representatives that would ban Chinese lanterns in the state might make sense.
Although the real work hasn't started, we like the direction a statewide task force is taking in helping chart a viable course on public retiree costs.
The Michigan Legislature is weighing a bill that would give restaurants the option of letting dog owners bring their pets with them to outdoor dining areas. As the state seeks to reduce unnecessary and burdensome laws, this is a good one to shed.
A part-time legislature may cost the state less money. It might mean more time spent at home among constituents for some legislators. And it could mean fewer session days.
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 19:
If you’ve ever had your dinner interrupted by an annoying robocall sales pitch — and who hasn’t? — this will make you smile.
The legal status of Eastern Christian immigrants to the United States requires special consideration, something worth keeping in mind as Chaldeans in the Detroit area fight an immigration crackdown.
Michigan lawmakers did the right thing by tackling the state's school employee retirement system last month. But now that that is off their plate, they should put reform of local government pensions at the top of their priority list.
The attraction to public spaces — such as parks, hiking trails, playgrounds, gardens, beaches and more — depends on good behavior from those who use them.
In 1812, Gov. Eldridge Gerry signed a bill that redistricted Massachusetts to benefit his Democratic-Republican Party. When mapped, one of the districts in the Boston area was said to resemble the shape of a mythological salamander.