Stories tagged: "economy"


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The Republican Party’s Economic Agenda Includes Tax Cuts for Corporations and Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Republicans have said they want to extend the Trump tax cuts, which mostly benefited billionaires and corporations; cut spending on Social Security and Medicare; and repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowered the cost of prescription drugs and raised taxes on corporations.

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15 Most Common Jobs 150 Years Ago in Michigan

Stacker compiled a list of the most common jobs in Michigan 150 years ago using data transcribed from the 1870 US Census.

Alpena's DeAnn Roesner talks about how the Inflation Reduction Act will help her afford critical medications.
Opinion: “Seniors Finally Get Relief from High Drug Costs with the Inflation Reduction Act”

"I’m not the only senior forgoing filling their prescriptions; in fact I’m part of the one in four Americans who don’t take their medication as prescribed due to cost."

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Inside the First Unionized Chipotle: Michigan Workers Lead Union Wave

The first Chipotle to be unionized is here in Lansing. The organizers, with no prior labor experience, aren't who you'd expect.

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True or False: Common Claims About Inflation in Michigan

Inflation is still hovering at a 40-year high. Will the Inflation Reduction Act or student loan forgiveness make a difference in Michigan?

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What’s Up With Minimum Wage in Michigan? 

Everybody has an opinion on wages. In Michigan, lawsuits, petitions, and voters will soon decide on an increase of the state's minimum wage.

Leaders of the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker made the announcement Monday in a companywide email.
White-Collar Job Cuts at Ford Include ‘Significant’ Number in Michigan

About 3,000 white-collar workers at Ford Motor Co. will lose their jobs as the company cuts costs to help make the long transition from internal combustion vehicles to those powered by batteries.