With some 80,000 Michigans looking at a March 6 deadline to lose their unemployment checks, Michigan. Rep. Candice Miller said today that she will support a 2012 extension of unemployment benefits and the full year extension of the payroll tax credit.
Clint Eastwood's appearance and words during the Super Bowl had little to do with Obama. For observers with a long political memory, it was hard not to think of another president when seeing that commercial.
For his character's sake, Mitt Romney should aim high and hold himself to his father's standard of public service. For our country's sake, Republican primary and, possibly, general election voters should as well.
The president succeeded in keeping plants open and saving jobs; Mitt Romney closed factory after factory and now he wants you to believe that the two are equivalent.
Detroit and its history can't help but be a permanent and major part of the Rust Belt's rise and fall. Photographer Russell Marshall has lived through the good times in Detroit, as well as its industrial decline.
As a former Marine, I am well aware of the plight, roadblocks and lack of information plaguing our veterans. Michigan lags far behind other states in accessing veterans' benefits.
America has only two types of citizens: millionaires and those who shortly expect to be millionaires. The result is we admire money and project onto the wealthy characteristics they don't possess. And putting those people into the White House is a grave mistake.
There has been plenty of coverage of America's economic downturn in recent years but there has been one glaring hole: the perspective of the recent college graduate attempting to wade through such uncertainty.
The end of the year can mean many things to many people, but for Michigan charities this year means the end of considerable tax credits for those who give to them.
That's the problem with photographs, paintings and videos about the abandoned buildings in Detroit. They're obvious. So when an artist comes along and brings a fresh viewpoint, it can really tilt your perspective.
When there's a need for something to be available on a mobile phone, Fred and Paul Jacobs will be there to come up with the way to do it.
This week we're celebrating as more utilities are recognizing that coal is dirty and expensive, and are deciding to make the switch to clean energy.
In many of the struggling inner cities of the Rust Belt, the make-shift storefront church is a common sight. In the decaying, desperate and fading old business districts of former economic powerhouses salvation is in short supply -- but there are many still willing to offer it up.
Michigan Senate Republicans want to tighten the rules so that a legislator's votes cannot be grounds for recall, as was the case with recalled legislator Paul Scott.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy ...
There is certainly a revival in the Motor City and we should all be excited about the possibilities. But I want to caution Toby Barlow and anyone who believes that to be part of the renaissance one has to relocate to Downtown Detroit.