Rather than simply taking to social media to complain among themselves, locals showed up to the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners meeting of April 9 and made the overwhelming case for preserving the river.
Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the change in policy last month as part of the settlement to a lawsuit initiated in 2017 by two same-sex couples, one from Lansing and one from Detroit.
A Spring Lake man recently created a Facebook page that aimed to poke fun at the village where he lives and neighboring communities. While he says it was all in good fun, village officials aren’t laughing.
The Trump administration has kept the auto industry in almost perpetual turmoil, and another rash threat from the president to close the border with Mexico to all trade and traffic threatens to roil it again.
Their victory is ours, too, and spills over into the bigger picture of national and world impact, as our lakes contain a fifth of the world's fresh water supply.
There's a lot of headline hubbub these days about public information.
Government support for businesses through subsidies and other special treatment, commonly referred to as corporate welfare, has proven time and again to be an ineffective use of taxpayer dollars.
Public Act 51 governs how that money is distributed from the Michigan Transportation Fund to the Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan's 83 counties, and the state's hundreds of cities and villages.
Public notices have served as one such method since before the country’s founding.
Government by the people requires more than just voting on election days. That’s just the start.
Eastern Michigan University last year made some tough cuts to its athletic programs to meet the demands of a tight budget and declining enrollment. In return, the university got sued for a Title IX violation.
Each year, it seems that the streets-turned-moonscapes catch us unawares until our cars are dealt that sickening crunch. We patch up the potholes and seem to forget about it.
Research being conducted now should provide both the U.S. Coast Guard and the commercial shipping industry with a valuable new tool in navigating the Great Lakes during cold-weather months.
If you’re a nonprofit business in Michigan, here’s some good news: You can rake in profits and pay next to nothing in taxes. All you have to do is provide a small amount of “charitable services.”
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took a step back toward Michigan's Lost Decade in her first budget proposal, seeking to alter one of the key tax reforms that helped make the state competitive for jobs and investment.