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'Voting Yes on Medicaid Expansion is Voting for Obamacare' 27 Aug 2013 | 07:30 pm

State Senate takes another turn on Medicaid expansion issue By Jack Spencer | 8/27/2013 A vote on legislation to expand Medicaid could take place today in the state Senate. At issue is whether Michi...

Commentary: National Commentary Wrong About Detroit's Failure 27 Aug 2013 | 07:28 pm

Mismanagement, not lack of money is to blame By James M. Hohman | 8/27/2013 Detroit’s suffered through decades of bad public policy and filed for bankruptcy after serious and acute mismanagement. Th...

Detroit Dishes Out Excessive Taxes, Fees to Business Owners 26 Aug 2013 | 07:30 pm

City licensing and inspection fees among the highest measured; $400 for an awning By Tom Gantert | 8/26/2013 "It's just crazy. They just keep taxing and licensing us to death to bring in income," sa...

Fracking Concerns Overblown; RIsks Exist With All Energy Extraction 26 Aug 2013 | 07:29 pm

Part two: The debate over emissions and risk By Jarrett Skorup | 8/26/2013 The popular fears about fracking tend to be overblown or based on ignorance about what can seem like a confusing process. B...

Two Democrats Join Republicans at Top of Tea Party Scorecard 24 Aug 2013 | 07:30 pm

Ratings shows bipartisanship on issues like fee increases, corporate welfare By Jarrett Skorup | 8/24/2013 The tea party movement is largely seen as part of the conservative plank of the Republican ...

School Success Story: Cesar Chavez Academy 24 Aug 2013 | 07:29 pm

Part of a series on schools scoring highly on the Mackinac Center's 'Context and Performance' report card By Audrey Spalding | 8/24/2013 Cesar Chavez Academy, a public charter school in southwest De...

Medicaid Study: ‘Waivers Are Temporary, Expansion Is Forever’ 23 Aug 2013 | 07:30 pm

By Jarrett Skorup | 8/23/2013 A study to be released next week challenges the claim of some Michigan lawmakers that by adopting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion states can gain greater flexibility in...

Medicaid Client in ICU After Being Denied Routine Care 23 Aug 2013 | 01:00 pm

Two women describe how their sister on Medicaid ended up in the Intensive Care Unit for an untreated, abscessed tooth. In 2009, Michigan Medicaid eliminated routine dental care. http://www.youtube.com...

Lawsuit Filed Against Teamsters For Extra Fee Imposed On Right-to-Work Employees 23 Aug 2013 | 05:45 am

Lawyer: Price of union monopoly 'is that they have to represent all workers equally' By Tom Gantert | 8/22/2013 Four former members of Teamsters Local 214 in Dearborn are suing the union because the...

Experts: Earthquakes, Water Usage Not Concerns With Fracking in Michigan 22 Aug 2013 | 07:30 pm

Part one: Natural gas extraction fears are largely overblown By Jarrett Skorup | 8/22/2013 Fracking, which extracts oil and natural gas from shale formations by injecting water, sand and a small amo...

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