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Murphy, Black Caucus Chair, Looks at Proposal 2

December 19, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Term-limited lawmaker says law’s fate, effect are unclear...

Is Eminent Domain Proposal Really Necessary?

October 27, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Critics warn it would harm state’s economy; one calls it ‘demagoguery’...

Three Cases, Two Outcomes:

October 27, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Eminent Domain in Connecticut and Michigan...

Michigan Faces Affirmative Action Rollback Vote

October 18, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Businessmen warn that Proposal 2 would hurt everyone...

Paul Hillegonds: Affirming Michigan

October 6, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

A top civic, business leader says rebuilding state’s economy requires defeating Proposal 2...

Steve Tobocman: Eminently Concerned

October 3, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

State lawmaker forges rare bipartisanship to sooth eminent domain’s effects...

Hard Lessons, Hard Bill

September 9, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

LaJoy’s success demonstrates that halting school sprawl is difficult...

Smart Growth Leader’s Victories, Regrets

July 25, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Kooiman says term limits spark partisanship, harm state government...

Non-Partisan Study Packs a Surprise

July 5, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Michigan’s taxes are unbalanced, not high...

Unemployment, Gas Prices Renew Transit Struggle

June 2, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Advocates say better state support would boost Michigan economy...

Cuts to Block Grants Spark Bipartisan Outcry

May 26, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Local leaders say reductions would be extra hard on Michigan...

Committees Disagree on Art’s Economic Power

May 19, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

One says it can help Michigan, another is not so sure...

A Republican Champion For Cities and Towns

May 5, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Acciavatti proposes increasing revenue for local governments...

Cities Flattened By Budget Axe

March 22, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

1,300 fewer street cops in Michigan, and other tales of rising costs, shrinking revenue...

Water Takeover Bill Squeezes Detroit, Granholm

March 7, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Rates reveal suburbs push up prices...

By the Numbers:

March 7, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

Suburban surcharges often double or triple Detroit’s wholesale rates...

‘Unbreaking Windows’

February 13, 2006 | By Charlene Crowell

A Flint leader’s effective formula to repair his hometown...

America’s Vanishing Dream

November 14, 2005 | By Charlene Crowell

High prices, low wages making homeownership more difficult for many...

America’s Fading Dream: Homeownership for Working People

August 22, 2005 | By Charlene Crowell

More Americans can’t afford decent housing...

Big Project Agreements Yield Big Community Benefits

July 27, 2005 | By Charlene Crowell

New approach makes sure urban redevelopment helps neighborhoods...

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