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  • Michigan lawmakers fight pushback on shifting funds to roads

    Gov. Rick Snyder's administration on Tuesday backed off the assertion that the popular Pure Michigan tourism program would have to be cut as a result of House Republicans' proposed plan to fund road repairs.
  • Letters to the editor

    Letters to the editor
    More gambling won't solve budget problems Gambling interests have paid for a study that overestimates potential revenue and jobs and fails to factor in any of the significant social costs — addiction, bankruptcy, crime, family problems and...

    Minimum wage naysayers, wrong about past increases, are wrong about L.A. too

    Minimum wage naysayers, wrong about past increases, are wrong about L.A. too
    Los Angeles made national news last week when it became the largest American city to pass a substantial increase to the minimum wage, rising to $15 per hour by 2020. As usual when this topic comes up, business organizations and their allied groups argue...

    Business investment climbs as factories thaw from winter

    Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell slightly in April. But a category that reflects business investment climbed for a second month, a hopeful sign that this key sector is starting to revive. Total orders for durable goods...

    Enraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Poland

    Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president. The elections held Sunday...