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 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.
The Citizens Research Council does not take positions on ballot issues, but it does warn that Proposal 1 will not be without costs.
The #MeToo movement needs the equivalent of due process in credibly identifying predatory men. Without it, the movement will be dogged by questions about motives.
The state's Talent and Economic Development Department is leading the Choose Michigan effort. Think of it as a Pure Michigan campaign to attract job seekers.
The public's right to walk on Michigan beaches, despite various court rulings through the decades, remains a bit unsettled in some people's perceptions.
It took the Michigan Legislature years to fashion the state's current approach to teacher evaluations. The framework was a bipartisan effort, and highly incorporated the input of experts in the teaching field.
Job seekers with criminal pasts got welcome news earlier this month when Gov. Snyder issued a directive to remove the question of a criminal record from initial screenings for state jobs.
We were pleased to see officials who were in charge of overseeing the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk take a creative approach to addressing concerns that cropped up during last year’s event.
The FDA enacted a regulation on e-cigarettes in 2016 that banned the sale of e-cigarettes with nicotine to those younger than 18. Yet, because Michigan has no state law affirming that regulation, law enforcement can't keep kids from purchasing the nicotine-delivery devices.
The distinctive sound of a spinning helicopter rotor sounds like life-saving music to anyone in trouble on the water.
President Trump is fulfilling a campaign promise with this deal, and American automakers and consumers will pick up the tab.
Storefront cyber academies exist mainly to make their operators wealthy while providing little education and less hope of success.
Did you pay your use tax this year when you filed your state tax return?
In 2015, Sen. John McCain told an interviewer he had chosen his own epitaph. His gravestone will read: “He served his coun