By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ripped Michigan officials Tuesday for failing to deliver on promises and then announced he won't seek re-election in the city, which recently became the nation's largest to be placed under state oversight.
Lawmakers in Michigan are taking the lead in the fight to stop Common Core as a backlash against the state-driven education system continues to grow.
Arianna Huffington and Chris Christie will make a political odd couple later this month, as the Huffington Post founder brings the outspoken New Jersey governor as her guest for the annual White House Correspondents' dinner.
Many are warning that the United States could become the next Greece. There is no need to look across the ocean to see a poorly governed area that is deep in debt and crumbling. Just look to Detroit.
Easy money from the federal government is hard to resist. After all, it's "free." A key section of Obamacare makes states the offer they can't refuse: Expand eligibility for Medicaid on an unrealistic scale, and Uncle Sam will hand over a big, fat check.
Detroit activists angered by the takeover of city finances by an attorney from Washington, D.C., are vowing to "educate and escalate" their protests on Monday, claiming racism is at play.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to make two major announcements Thursday: that the state is taking over Detroit's finances and that a Washington lawyer is going to lead to restructuring.
A record number of U.S. counties -- more than 1 in 3 -- are dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.
The governor's nominee to become Detroit's emergency financial manager says the job is the "Olympics of restructuring" but he feels compelled to take it on.
Gov. Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency in Detroit on Friday, pushing the city closer to having a state-appointed emergency manager control its finances.
A review team appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to analyze Detroit's financial situation unanimously determined Tuesday that the city is in a financial emergency and has "no satisfactory plan" to resolve the crisis.
Republican governors are warming to the expansion of Medicaid under President Obama's health care law, but their cooperation comes with a common plea to the administration — keep your promises and give us a little flexibility in our backyards, or else the deal is off.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday became the sixth Republican governor to support the expansion of Medicaid as envisioned by President Obama's health law.
Ever since President Obama won re-election, the news media and their pundits want us to think the Republican Party is in steep decline.
Even though traffic often grinds to a standstill on some of its biggest highways, Virginia is suddenly attracting intense nationwide attention.
Gov. Rick Snyder announced that he had chosen Orr, a partner in the Cleveland-based law and restructuring Jones Day firm, as Detroit's emergency manager.
"Immigrants are innovators, entrepreneurs, they're making things happen. They create jobs," said Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, at an immigration conference in his state last week.