LANSING - In the attempt to gain a foothold in state government, Michigan's working families scored only some smaller victories - but one very big one - in the Nov. 5 general election. Democrat Jennifer Granholm was the lone bright spot on the ballot, defeating Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus by a 51-46 margin in the race for Michigan governor. ..
LANSING - Will the ongoing legislative session in our state's capitol be "the mother of all lame ducks" as predicted by Bill Ballenger, editor of Inside Michigan Politics? ..
EAST LANSING - Animal-borne diseases like bovine tuberculosis, chronic wasting disease and the West Nile virus threaten the lives of cows, deer and humans. But state-of-the-art laboratories that have the capability of identifying, tracking and eradicating those diseases are few and far between in the U.S. ..
Plumbers Local 98 officially opened the doors of its new union hall with an open house on Nov. 4. ..
The first set of prognosticators have weighed in with predictions for the nation's construction activity in the new year - and the news is pretty good. ..
- 'Back Forty' Gold Mine in the U.P. takes a step forward
- Trades fill in the gap at One Campus Martius
- U.S. economy, construction industry both humming along
- Doomed PRO Act spotlights need for a prosperous U.S. labor movement
- Lawmakers push worker safety bills
- Trades are watching Muskegon Convention Center project
- Workplace fatals become depressingly common
- AG Nessel gives shady contractors a wake-up call on 1099 cheating
- Dem presidential candidates make pitch to trades - all stay right over the plate
- Whitmer indicates Line 5 tunnel option is still in play