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More Guns Would Not Make College Campuses Safer: HuffPost/YouGov Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Americans have a mixed opinion on whether guns should be allowed on college campuses, but a plurality of respondents to a new poll believe...

My New Year's Resolutions

Michael Moore | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Michael Moore

No. 4: Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't. I used to. No. 5: Apologize for No. 4.

Michigan Gov Signs Abortion Clinic Limits

Detroit News | KAREN BOUFFARD AND CHRISTINE MACDONALD | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill requiring that abortion clinics be licensed but will veto another that would have required Blue Cross Blue Shield o...

GOP Governor Signs Controversial Law

Posted 12.27.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a revised version of a controversial emergency manager law Thursday that was rejected by voters during the November e...

Snyder Made $1.9 Million In 2011

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | Detroit

LANSING -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder reported a gross income of about $1.9 million in 2011, when he says he gave back all but $1 of his state salary. ...

POLITICO: 13 People To Watch In Politics In 2013

POLITICO | Posted 02.25.2013 | Detroit

Who's set to grab headlines in 2013? From a newly appointed senator to a retired astronaut, political observers will have plenty of personalities t...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Leader: 'Weak' Michigan Gov Epitomizes GOP Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lot of people would think the passage of right-to-work legislation in union-stronghold Michigan signifies broader troubles for an emba...

Snyder Signs Major Bills in Detroit

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made a stop in Motown Wednesday to sign several pieces of Detroit-related laws that are unlikely to be as controversial as h...

Financial Review Team Has 60 Days To Determine Detroit's Future

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed six people Tuesday to conduct a 60-day review of Detroit's municipal finances and decide if the state s...

Lila Shapiro

Campus Gun Control Advocates Heartened By Michigan Governor's Veto Of Guns In Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

Citing last Friday's school shooting and the need for more comprehensive review of issues related to gun violence, on Tuesday Michigan Gov. Rick Snyde...

Twitter Users Slam Rick Snyder

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been in the national spotlight lately, after his recent signing of controversial right-to-work legislation. But all t...

Veto Of Michigan Guns In Schools Bill Marks Win For AFT

Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

Just four days after the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder rejected a bill Tuesday that would...

Jason Linkins

Right To Work, But No Right To Shoot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

In the wake of the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., there has been much renewed attention to the notion that ...

GOP Governor Vetoes Controversial Law Allowing Guns In Schools

Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder rejected a bill Tuesday that would have allowed people who receive special training to carry concealed firearms into formerl...

REPORT: Concealed Weapon Bill Sponsor Says Snyder Will Veto

The Detroit News | Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder plans to veto legislation allowing concealed weapons in public schools, according to bill sponsor Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayv...

Rick Snyder's Approval Rating In Freefall

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) popularity has dropped precipitously since he signed right-to-work legislation, according to a poll released Tuesday b...

Dave Jamieson

Rhee Group Mum On Concealed Carry In Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Last Thursday, Michigan legislators passed a bill that would allow certain people to carry concealed firearms in schools and other previously gun-free...

State: Detroit's Books Show 'Serious Financial Problem'

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 12.16.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A preliminary review of Detroit's finances has determined that the city is not on target to fulfill promises to the state that allowed the ...

Torch-Carrying Protesters Are Fired Up

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.14.2012 | Detroit

Union supporters fed up over Michigan's recent passage of controversial laws got fired up on the streets of Detroit Thursday evening. A roughly 250...

Dems Delivered Another Punch In State Amid Right To Work Battle

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. -- The Republican-led Michigan Legislature cleared the way Thursday for GOP Gov. Rick Snyder to sign a replacement for an emergency man...

Should We Eliminate Collective Bargaining For Stockholders, Too?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Tuesday night, Michigan's Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed into law what has now become the standard Republican labor legislation; it's called b...

New Emergency Manager Law Passes House

Posted 12.13.2012 | Detroit

Michigan legislators approved legislation Wednesday that strengthens the state's controls over financially struggling municipalities and schools, desp...

How Republicans Issued Major Blow In Anti-Union Fight

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

By Nick Carey and Bernie Woodall LANSING, Mich., Dec 13 (Reuters) - As a trained aerospace engineer, Patrick Colbeck applied his pench...

Laura Bassett

Michigan Abortion 'Super-Bill' Passes State Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

The Michigan Senate passed its version of a controversial abortion bill on Wednesday that would regulate abortion clinics as surgical centers, require...

Michigan Mayor Blasts 'Right To Work' Laws

Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday night, Michigan governor Rick Snyder signed the so-called "right-to-work" legislation into law, sparking giant protests in the capitol of L...