New Database Shows How Michigan Allocates Funds to Cities

The Michigan Municipal League has unveiled a new database that allows residents to see how the state is allocating revenue...

Tax Foreclosure Prevention Fairs This Week

The City of Detroit is hosting a series of Tax Foreclosure Prevention Workshops this week. Homeowners or tenants at any...

Detroit Federation of Teachers Says No Plans to Strike or Hold Sickouts

The Detroit Federation of Teachers says reports that Detroit Public Schools teachers plan to strike or hold sickouts this week...

State’s New “Gag Order” Law Irks Clerks; Courts to Decide Its Fate

A new law that prohibits city clerks from sending residents certain information related to ballot issues is expected to be...

After the Congressional Hearings on Flint Water, What’s Next?

C-SPAN3 This past week the House Oversight Committee questioned Governor Rick Snyder, former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, and EPA administrator...

Reveal: Alleged Cult Leader Plays Shell Game with US Foreign Aid

You know those Planet Aid clothing donation boxes you see on the side of the road? Those clothes and over...

Farai Chideya Studies How to Survive in the Disruptive Workforce

It’s just as hard to find a job as it’s ever been – in some ways – maybe harder.  Former...

Top Democrat in State Senate Says He’ll Sign Snyder Recall Petition

The top Democrat in the state Senate says he’ll sign a petition to recall Gov. Rick Snyder if given the...

Detroit Financial Review Commission May Oversee Detroit Public Schools Finances

Members of the Michigan House of Representatives approved legislation March 16 that would send Detroit Public Schools the money it needs to pay...

Is This Quote From “House of Cards” or From a Real Presidential Candidate?

Netflix Which presidential candidate said, “The last time I actually drove a car myself was in 1996.” Was it Hillary Clinton?...

State House Approves $50M to Keep Detroit Schools Open through School Year

An emergency spending bill to keep Detroit Public Schools open through the school year has cleared the state House. It...

Michigan Government Tight Lipped on Transparency

An advocacy group says Michigan is one of the nation’s least transparent states when it comes to government activities. The...