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Good News on Paychecks and Taxes: 5 New Michigan Laws to Know for 2022

From not having to pay a tax on tampons to seeing an increase in minimum wage, many Michiganders could be saving money in 2022 thanks to these new laws. 

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Why MSU’s Empty Cafeterias Show Gen Z, Others Are Looking for Different Workstyles

Just step inside the dining halls at Michigan State, and you’ll see a trend across the state: People aren’t returning to work. That’s despite a good economy.

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3 Jobs Programs That Will Help Boost Michigan’s Economy

A trio of programs aim to give Michigan workers the resources they need to find success in their careers. 

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How Rep. Haley Stevens is Fostering Entrepreneurship in Michigan Women

The daughter of a woman entrepreneur, Rep. Haley Stevens has a passion for helping women-owned businesses.

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How Local Vaccine Rates Shape Michigan’s Economic Future

Until the people are well, the economy won’t be either. Here’s the advice of one expert from Alma College. 

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In Stressful Times, Child Tax Credit Lights Up Lives of Macomb County Kids

The child tax credit had kids in this Macomb neighborhood running into the streets with wonder and excitement. Here's why.

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Michigan’s Population Is Declining in a Trend Called ‘Reverse Migration’

2020 census data shows a population decline in Michigan’s Black communities. One local leader says it’s to find more opportunities in the South.