Everyone who is acquainted with the auto industry and most of the private sector knows that hard times lead to reduced revenues. When that happens, all department managers are required to use their creativity and courage to find ways to reduce spending to correct for that.
DTE Energy is petitioning the State of Michigan for a rate increase. A comparison of electricity rates in the Midwest indicates that this rate increase is unwarranted. This email contains information on what you can do to defeat this rate hike.
I concur with the view that Michigan's roads have been neglected and need significant improvements. I also support the need to find money to fix them. What surprised me is that our Republican governor and Legislature agreed to a permanent sales tax increase to fund the projects.
A letter to the editor: You chose to print an article about a satanic display on the state Capitol lawn on page one of your newspaper (Dec. 16, "Satanist holiday display coming to state Capitol")? And when a lawmaker chose to counter it, you print that article on page five
A letter to the editor: Our representatives and the governor in Lansing are being short-sighted in their never-ending quest for more tax revenue to fund road maintenance. I'd like to offer some alternatives for our folks in Lansing to consider.