One week ago, the Michigan House of Representatives was taking up some of the most restrictive anti-choice legislation in the country. It was in the context of this bill that I said, "Finally Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but 'no' means 'no.'"
A woman who operates a medicinal marijuana clinic in Lansing, Michigan, has been charged with breaking the state's election law after allegedly doling out free marijuana to those who registered to vote, officials said Tuesday.
One day after embattled Michigan-based automaker General Motors boasted the largest initial public offering in history, Lansing's mayor called on lawmakers to recognize that "manufacturing matters" and to work for "trade agreements that do not put us at a disadvantage."
In good times the FSB 100 constitutes an elite group of small public companies: the best of the best, measured by revenue growth and stock performance over the past three years. But in this Great Recession, their performance is nothing short of miraculous.
When Brian Gavitt, a physician, and his wife Gayleen, a stay-at-home mom, started to eye homes in Sacramento last winter, they knew they were looking in the hardest-hit areas of the housing bust. So the couple, who were relocating from Lansing, figured they could land a fantastic bargain in no time at all.
How well do you and your siblings deal with conflict? Brenda Bredahl, 47, says that after her mother died in 1999 she and two of her siblings had to rely on the legal system to help negotiate with a brother over their mother's estate.
Severe storms with heavy rains, high winds and lightning swept across the Midwest to the East Coast on Sunday, flooding towns from Iowa to Michigan, threatening levees and leaving at least eight people dead.
Dear FSB: I was reading your article Overtime Bomb and I have a question: We're a paving contractor company that does jobs throughout Southern California. Every day our drivers go to and from various jobsites and we pay them straight time for the travel portion. They receive time-and-a-half for the time over 8 hours a day and/or over 40 hours a week while on the job site; however the drive time does not count for OT - so, a driver can get paid for 50 hours straight-time only. We have done this for 20 years. I have never questioned or been questioned on whether it is legal or not. Is it?
Indianapolis was the leader among all major U.S. cities for housing affordability during the first quarter of 2006, according to the latest figures from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.
I am currently renting, but have been looking for the last six months or so to buy my first home. But I'm concerned that we're beginning to see a "sellers market" where I live, which, combined with the auto industry's problems, could hurt my resale value if I were to move in three to five years. Would I be better off renting for another year to see how things shape up?
Money Magazine: Wine by Webupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00
This May the Supreme Court struck down laws banning direct-to-consumer shipments across state lines by wineries. The court held that Michigan and New York can't bar out-of-state winemakers from shi...