The Renew Michigan initiative proposes to clean up PFAS sites with revenue from landfill tipping, the state-mandated cost for waste to be deposited in landfills.
A group of bipartisan legislators recently introduced bills to reform the state of Michigan's cash bail system. The legislation focuses on changing a system that costs taxpayers millions of dollars while low-income defendants await trial.
This is my fifth year of retirement, and fall always reminds me of that. I miss being with my colleagues and the students. I do not miss getting up bright and early and heading off to school.
We all have had incidents in our past which haunt us like the ghost of Christmas past. Some of these ghosts from our past are what we did to others, and other ghosts are what other people did to us.
Michigan voters will decide three statewide ballot proposals on Nov. 6. Each would make substantive policy changes by referendum, a practice that hasn't always served the state well.
The local visitors bureau’s blog lists nine places around town where you can grab a taste of autumn.
Every fall we seem to fall behind. Our house is a mess, our calendar is crazy, the yard looks like we’ve skipped town and we just can’t seem to get it together.
Perhaps there needs to be some constitutional amendment that requires ballot proposals to be written so the average voter can more easily understand what he or she is voting for, or against.
It might seem like the school year just started, but for high school seniors, October is full of opportunities for them to consider, plan and prepare for life after graduation.
The state of Michigan took several proactive steps last week to address the safety of its water — and waterways. In a state so dependent on the Great Lakes, this is especially important.
It’s kind of a big deal. Or I should say, they are kind of big deals.
The Citizens Research Council does not take positions on ballot issues, but it does warn that Proposal 1 will not be without costs.
It has been a turbulent couple of weeks in the United States of America.
I want students to see things from a different point of view: to watch theater they might otherwise never see, to understand even the minor differences in culture across the border, to meet people they’ve never met.
While Michigan voters will also decide who goes to Congress, they will also decide who is going to be our next governor, as well as the fate of three important ballot proposals.