Economy


Regulators hae warned about rolling blackouts in Michigan this summer. The state's biggest utility companies aren't worried.
Are Rolling Blackouts Coming to Michigan? Utility Companies Doubt It.

Michigan's two largest electricity providers say that 8.8 million residents won’t have to worry about rolling blackouts this summer.

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Strap In for More High Gas Prices! Here’s What You Should Know.

Michigan families should strap in for high prices at the pump and supermarket, even as proposals are floated to alleviate some costs.

Updated: More Michigan Starbucks Locations Vote to Unionize

Michigan coffee shops are becoming hotbeds for unionization. There’s a common thread between complaints.

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Faced With Economic Uncertainty, Michiganders Started Their Own Businesses in Record Numbers.

With economic uncertainty high, more people started new businesses. If that ain’t Michigan. 

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The State of Michigan Is Going to Text You About Free Wi-Fi. It’s a Real Offer.

More than a million Michigan households could qualify for free Wi-Fi. Here’s how. 

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EXCLUSIVE: A Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Michiganders–and Potentially End Social Security and Medicare–is Massively Unpopular, Poll Shows

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, who is in charge of winning back control of the US Senate for the Republican Party, introduced a plan that would raise taxes and could end Social Security and Medicare for more than 2.1 million Michiganders and eliminate Medicaid coverage for 2.8 million state residents.

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Mortgage Servicers’ Convenience Fees Are ‘Pay to Pay’ and Exploit Homeowners, Michigan Attorney General Says

“Convenience fees are exploitative and ultimately allow mortgage officers to be paid twice," Nessel said. "It is unfair that consumers face additional fees depending on how they decide to pay their bills."