Rick Snyder

A New Direction Needed For Detroit

Detroit-the-city and Detroit-the-auto-industry too often are conflated in media commentary, thought of as the same entity, when they are not. Where the City of Detroit faces financial crisis, is unabl...
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Does Michigan Need a $550M Gift From the Canadian Taxpayer?

In mid-June, the federal government committed every Canadian man, woman and child to pay $15.79 to create jobs and build infrastructure in Michigan whose per capita income is nearly the same as Canada's. Weeks later, nobody here seems to have noticed. The foreign aid will cover that state's costs for a multi-billion dollar bridge project linking Michigan and Ontario. But this deal is a little too sweet for Michigan...