Michigan

In an effort to bring relief to homeowners, the city will reduce property taxes on 95 percent of the city's residential properties.
Feb 4, 2016   The Detroit News
Michigan's mandatory motorcycle helmet law was repealed in April 2012. It only took a week for Dr. Carlos Rodriguez to notice an increase in patients not wearing a motorcycle helmet in his trauma unit in Grand Rapids, so he launched a study.
Jan 12, 2016   Huffpost Healthy Living
Detroit Department of Transportation drivers are mobilizing against a plan to expand regional service on the SMART system. Supporters say the proposed changes are for the benefit of commuters.
Jan 6, 2016   Detroit Free Press
A preliminary picture of the new Detroit is coming into focus, while much of the city still struggles with vacancies and blight and downtown anticipates a wave of development and new residents.
Jan 5, 2016   Detroit Free Press
The fuel tax increases in the Beehive State by 4.9 cents on Friday. But don't count on gas prices increasing. Not only are prices dropping due to plummeting crude oil prices, but service station owners may be reluctant to pass on the increase.
Dec 31, 2015   The Salt Lake Tribune
An in-depth look at some of the high-profile properties slated for redevelopment in Detroit in 2016 provides inspiration for some of the properties that still need solutions.
Dec 29, 2015   Detroit Free Press
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has recognized the singularity of Detroit, dubbing the motor city the country's first "City of Design."
Dec 23, 2015   Crain's Detroit Business
According to a wide-ranging poll conducted by the Detroit Free Press, residents have regained some optimism about their city and its management. Sixty-nine percent said Detroit is headed in the right direction.
Dec 21, 2015   Detroit Free Press
A crisis that stretches back for several months escalated this week, bringing this news of the very bad variety to national attention.
Dec 16, 2015   The Washington Post
As the automotive industry of Detroit once inherited the wealth and assets of Pittsburgh's steel industry, one writer argues Seattle has now inherited the wealth and assets of the Silicon Valley.
Dec 15, 2015   Pacific Standard
Planners and citizens in Detroit are wrapping up a year's worth of research and community engagement before drafting an urban livestock ordinance.
Dec 3, 2015   The Detroit News