LANSING - The group sponsoring a petition drive intended to repeal the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act couldn't deny the massive number of duplicate and improper names on the signature sheets, and ditched its months-long, statewide effort on Oct. 30. ..
They're incompetent. But they're relentless. ..
LANSING - Long-awaited legislation to increase funding to repair Michigan's crumbling roads and bridges was signed into law on Nov. 4 by Gov. Rick Snyder, but it was a bill that only its sponsors could love. It was passed by the state's majority Republican lawmakers, with only two Democrats voting for the package. ..
Construction spending in September reached a new seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since early 2006, according to an analysis released Nov. 2 by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, total spending on nonresidential construction declined by 0.1 percent between August and September as growing workforce shortages likely impacted the amount firms were able to perform for the month. ..
- Janus decision: GOP-named Supreme Court majority imposes right to work on public sector unions
- Dems unveil legislation to make it easier for public workers to organize
- New life, new purpose for Michigan Central Station
- ImPRESSive: Particleboard plant rises in Grayling
- New lock at the Soo takes a step forward
- News Briefs
- Some fight left in the battle to sustain Michigan's prevailing wage
- Our ability to win these battles starts at the ballot box
- Trades' solid work transforms Eastern Michigan's Strong Hall
- Utilities push state's coal plants toward extinction