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  • In Ohio, Obamacare fight renewed as GOP governor and activists tussle

    It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...
  • Digging into Detroit's bankruptcy filing

    Detroit has once again been in the headlines as the city and its creditors battle in court over whether the city is eligible to receive bankruptcy protection. Municipal bankruptcy, like just about everything else that contains the word "municipal" or...
  • Gov. Snyder says he 'worked diligently' to avoid Detroit bankruptcy

    DETROIT — As protesters marched outside, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testified in federal court Monday that he “worked very diligently” to avoid Detroit’s historic bankruptcy as attorneys for employee unions and retirees grilled...
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
  • Michigan's tea party governor drops lumps of sugar on the Detroit Red Wings

     
    From The Nation: The headline juxtaposition boggles the mind. You have, “Detroit Files Largest Municipal Bankruptcy in History” on one day. Then you have “Detroit Plans to Pay For New Red Wings Hockey Arena Despite Bankruptcy ”...
  • Kelly Gibbs

    Kelly Gibbs
    After over a year exploring the Upper Peninsula, Kelly is excited to experience all the "lower half" has to offer.  She joins the FOX17 news team as a Reporter.  Originally from Lake Forest, Illinois, Kelly was most recently a reporter and anchor at WLUC-...
  • Right to work laws signed by Michigan governor

    Right to work laws signed by Michigan governor
    Despite sometimes raucous protests, Michigan's Republican Governor signed Right to Work Laws passed Tuesday by the state legislature. The bills, one focused on public sector workers and one aimed at the private sector, passed the GOP-led House and...
  • Michigan becomes the latest right-to-earn-less state

    Michigan becomes the latest right-to-earn-less state
    It's one thing to pick a fight with public employee unions in Wisconsin and quite another for Michigan Republicans to take on all of organized labor, as happened with the "right-to-work" legislation that Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Tuesday evening....
  • Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools

    Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools
    As authorities move to address K-8 absenteeism and truancy in Chicago schools, where tens of thousands of elementary students miss a month or more of school each year, they may not have to look far for workable strategies. Government agencies and...
  • Is Big Labor a spent force?

    Is Big Labor a spent force?
    Talk about it This week Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan signed two new laws barring unions in workplaces they’ve organized from requiring employees to join and pay dues. The laws turned Michigan, home of the United Auto Workers, into the...
  • Michigan Latest Sign Unions Losing Ground

    Rick Snyder, who is hardly a human cactus, warned Michigan's labor leaders. The state's mild-mannered Republican governor, currently in his first term in his first public office, has rarely been accused of being, or praised for being, a fire-breathing...