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Detroit has liabilities equaling $5,100 per taxpayer

Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Detroit ranks 41st for the state of its finances, having $5,100 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.

Inbound cigarette smuggling rate in Michigan estimated at 20.6%

The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Michigan is 20.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Michigan ranks 12th best in new economic outlook analysis

Michigan finished 12th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Michigan ranks 18th best on corporate tax study

Michigan finished 18th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Michigan among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Michigan was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Michigan job growth this year projected at 0.2%

Job growth in Michigan is expected to reach 0.2 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 0.4 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Adam Stockford for Signing Pledge

House candidate Adam Stockford (district 58), has committed to defend term limits in Michigan by signing the term limits pledge.

Shane Hernandez Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Michigan (district 10), State Rep. Shane Hernandez , for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Michigan ranks 12th in annual tax climate ranking

Michigan finished 12th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

18-ft Giant Hog Coming to Lowell, Michigan

An 18-foot hog is coming to protest attempts by lobbyists and state legislators to gut Michigan’s term limits.

18-ft Giant Hog Coming to Niles, Michigan

An 18-foot hog is coming to protest attempts by lobbyists and state legislators to gut Michigan’s term limits.

Michigan received $9.2 million in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $9,233,703 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Michigan, the 13th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

Michigan’s public pensions are 80.1 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Michigan’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 80.1 percent of the total, the 11th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2 Sears stores to close in Michigan

Transform Holdco LLC will close 26 Sears or Kmart stores nationwide, including two Sears stores in Michigan as the company seeks to return to profitability.

Several Democrats running for president voted for law that caused student loan crisis

Can Democrats really fix the student debt crisis when they've supported many of the policies that led to it?

2 Office Depot stores to close in Michigan

Thirty-six stores owned by Office Depot Inc., including two stores in Michigan, are holding liquidation sales as they prepare to close their doors, according to a report in Business Insider.

Detroit Chamber head applauds Pence's work

Vice President Mike Pence received high marks April 26 from Sandy Baruah, the president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Regional Chamber Chamber of Commerce.

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