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  • Households would pay $474 more in taxes under road proposal

    The state sales tax would go up a penny on the dollar. The gasoline tax would rise with inflation, likely more. The annual vehicle registration tax would be higher. If voters approve a measure on Michigan's May 5 ballot to improve roads and bridges,...
  • Twins commentator Blyleven blasts 'ugly' Detroit during rain delay

    Hall of Fame pitcher and current Minnesota Twins color commentator Bert Blyleven used his extra time during Thursday's rain delay between the Detroit Tigers and Twins at Comerica Park to make a couple knocks on the city of Detroit. "It is the best I have...
  • After legislative victories, groups aim to further expand gay rights at state level

    After legislative victories, groups aim to further expand gay rights at state level
    Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in those states and others. Facing widespread pressure, including...
  • Thousands of Detroit-area homeowners try to stop foreclosure

    More than 13,000 Detroit-area property owners have entered into payment plans hoping to avoid losing their homes to tax foreclosure, but another 16,000 living in their homes have yet to take advantage of the offer ahead of Tuesday's deadline. Hundreds of...
  • Michigan Legislature revisits major bills from last session

    What's old is new again with the Michigan Legislature as the Republican majorities in the House and Senate reintroduced many bills that died last session or were vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder for various reasons. Here's a look at some measures that didn't...
  • McAuliffe wins Publius award

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has became one of the first governors to win a Publius Award this week, his office said in a news release. The award, named after the Federalist Papers pseudonym used by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison, celebrates...
  • Mitch Albom: No reason to brag about killing $50M film credits

    This past week, Michigan's House of Representatives voted to kill the tax incentives for the film industry. Some lawmakers acted as if they'd just slain an evil dragon. Not so fast, Gandalf. I was in on the creation of these things. Back in 2008, at the...
  • Bruce Rauner is Scott Walker on steroids. But is that bad?

    Bruce Rauner is Scott Walker on steroids. But is that bad?
    Bruce Rauner is Scott Walker on steroids. But is that a bad thing? It does make the coming fight in blue-state Illinois, the political birthplace of President Barack Obama and a state drowning in red ink, a national story. It isn't like we don't...
  • College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut

    College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut
    A state legislator introduced a bill this session that would define some college athletes at public institutions as employees, allowing them to collectively bargain for increased benefits, such as better medical coverage, compensation when their name or...
  • Michigan Gov. Snyder hospitalized with blood clot in leg

    Michigan Gov. Snyder hospitalized with blood clot in leg
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been hospitalized with a blood clot in his right leg, about a month after tearing his Achilles tendon while jogging. Snyder spokeswoman Sara Wurfel says the 56-year-old Republican was admitted to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital...
  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't appeal ruling on same-sex marriage
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that he would not appeal a federal court ruling on same sex marriage, a move that clears the way for nearly 300 gay and lesbian couples to wed in the state. Snyder, a Republican, said the state would...