03/05/14 09:15 PM
CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday that he has filed criminal charges against Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Encana Corp., accusing them of colluding to avoid bidding against each other for Michigan oil and gas leases. Schuette said the antitrust...
03/05/14 06:00 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped half a percentage point to 7.8 percent in the latest month reported as the number of job seekers not working fell despite an increase in the labor force, the state reported Wednesday. The state Department of...
By Zack Colman | 03/04/14 06:03 PM
Congress passed its first conservation bill since 2010 on Tuesday when the House approved legislation protecting more of Lake Michigan's shoreline. The House sent a measure to President Obama's desk that would expand the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Glen Arbor, Mich., by 32,500...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/04/14 08:46 AM
Americans for Prosperity is taking a page from the Obama campaign playbook and punching back twice as hard after being accused of airing a "misleading" anti-Obamacare ad in Michigan.
03/03/14 03:14 PM
Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced a $45,000 settlement on Wednesday with a Southfield-based professional fundraiser to resolve allegations it used deceptive practices to convince seniors to donate money. Associated Community...
By Associated Press | 03/03/14 09:12 AM
Environmental activists and some members of Congress are concerned about two oil pipelines beneath a waterway linking Lakes Michigan and Huron.
By Corey Williams | 02/27/14 08:42 AM
Duggan said Wednesday night during his first State of the City address that he and other elected officials are addressing blight, unemployment, crime, poor public transportation, snow removal and many of Detroit's other problems.
By Bloomberg News | 02/26/14 10:08 AM
There is no shortcut for a buyer of a business to ditch a union contract, in the view of U.S. District Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff from Port Huron, Michigan. Former company officers bought a business in bankruptcy, through confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan. The bankrupt company assumed the union...
02/26/14 04:15 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Job seekers and Michigan employers can connect through a planned virtual career fair. The MiVirtualCareerFair is set for Wednesday. It's to feature 33 employers and be the largest such event to date. Additional virtual career fairs are scheduled for May 21, Aug. 27 and...
02/25/14 02:44 PM
Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced on Wednesday that his Child Support Division passed $155 million in secured funds for children in Michigan since its launch in 2003. The Child Support Division helped 12,500 children receive...
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 02:16 PM
Democrat Debbie Dingell will run for the House seat currently held by her husband, John, who announced this week that he will retire after the longest congressional career in history, a Democratic official said Tuesday.
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:37 AM
Residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township are expected to vote in May on a proposed public transit tax to raise nearly $4.4 million in annual funding to implement a five-year transit improvement plan.
By Ken Thomas | 02/24/14 09:35 AM
Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, will announce his retirement on Monday, a person familiar with his plans said.
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/22/14 11:43 AM
While Julie Boonstra of Dexter, Mich., struggles to survive leukemia, she now also has to cope with being called a liar by the Democrat who wants to be her next senator. And the campaign of Rep. Gary Peters is also going after television stations airing ads in which her story is featured,...
02/20/14 08:15 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday pitched a revised overhaul of Michigan's auto insurance system that would cut premiums and curtail unlimited medical benefits for people catastrophically injured in crashes. Speaker Jase Bolger said the wide-ranging plan ensures drivers...
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