Catapult Grants Aim to Launch Small Nonprofits

One of the biggest challenges new nonprofits face is finding funding. In 2015, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan started...

You May Get Some Overtime Pay

New rules from the U-S Department of Labor will mean overtime pay for millions of Americans who until now had...

Surge of Jobseekers Keeps MI’s Jobless Rate Steady at 4.8 Percent

neetalparekh Michigan’s monthly jobless rate remains unchanged at 4.8 percent. There was an increase in hiring, but that was accompanied...

New NPR Podcast “Embedded” Explores Human Stories Behind International News

Youtube Kelly McEvers, host of All Things Considered on NPR, has a new podcast called “Embedded,” where she takes a deeper look at...

What Tiny Houses Could Mean for The Poor In Metro Detroit

There’s a long-standing conversation around Detroit about what should be done with the ample vacant land that dots the city. Faith...

Rhodes Backs Audit of DPS

MJ Murawka, Wayne State University The Detroit Board of Education met with Detroit Public School’s Transition Manager Steven Rhodes to offer...

Big Campaign Donors Putting Full Weight Into DPS Debate at State Capitol

The battle over how to address the financial and academic crisis in Detroit Public Schools is reaching a fever pitch...

Snyder, Lawmakers Look To Trim Spending

Sandra Svoboda There’s less money than expected for Gov. Rick Snyder and the Legislature to put together the next state...

Could Eastern Market Provide the Model for the Future of Detroit?

Creative Commons Detroit’s Eastern Market is no run-of-the-mill farmer’s market. Since the late 1800s it’s been a hub of city...

What’s Driving the $460 Million Revenue Shortfall in Lansing?

Pkay Chelle/Creative Commons "At this point in the year you now are seeing some of the tax revenue start to come...

Bugs Have Benefits

Bugs fascinate some people and frighten others. Either way, they’re vital to the world around us. That’s the message of...

Gov. Snyder Says It’s “Possible” He Deleted Flint-Related E-Mails

Michigan Municipal League / CC Gov. Rick Snyder now says it’s possible he deleted some e-mails related to Flint, even...