Tag Archives: USA Today

The growing backlash against Rick Snyder on the streets of Ann Arbor

Katrease Stafford has a piece in today’s Detroit Free Press about the growing backlash Rick Snyder has been encountering here in his hometown of Ann Arbor. Here, in case you’re interested, is my brief contribution to the discussion. Read the whole article if you have a chance. There’s lots of good stuff. Stafford spent all […]

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Michigan gets screwed with federal stimulus spending

According to USA Today, Michigan, arguably the worst off of the 50 states, is getting just a fraction of what some other, more well-off states are getting when it comes to federal stimulus spending. Here’s a clip: States hit hardest by the recession received only a few of the government’s first stimulus contracts, even though […]

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