State Senator Virgil Smith faces felony charges following a shooting incident at his Detroit home involving his ex-wife. He’s been removed from Senate committees and caucus duties. But is that enough? The MiWeek team discusses the limited options in the State Constitution for removing legislators. The Regional Transit Authority kicked off its master planning process […]
Proposal 1 to fix the state’s roads went down in defeat. What’s the fallout and what happens now? What will lawmakers propose next? The MiWeek team tackles these questions. In addition to fixing the roads, the legislature must also debate Governor Snyder’s education plan. What will it take in terms of money and how will […]
Detroit Regional Chamber And DPTV Partner To Expand Access, Coverage Of The 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference
For the fifth year in a row, The Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) will collaborate to provide Michigan citizens with the highest level of access to the Mackinac Policy Conference’s content. The Conference, held May 27th through May 29th on Mackinac Island, Mich., will feature top-level speakers, insightful panels and other programming […]
- How the poor stay that way
Awful policy-making in Lansing is cutting the rungs on the ladder of opportunity.
- If we want better than Prop 1, we have to demand it
Prop 1's failure is ours, the people's, so if we want better, we need to demand it.
- Snyder's school plan could end chaos for DPS, parents
What would happen if we got rid of the public schools' debt, and let a new district emerge with a clean start and a new form?
- Court could rule for more than just marriage equality
A big day at the Supreme Court could bring an even bigger ruling in late June.