Will Michigan Gain the Renewable Energy Jobs That Other Midwestern States Leave Behind?

Sun Nov 28, 2010 at 07:31:00 AM EST   Elections have consequences, some of them unexpected. If we play our cards right, Michigan may gain from our Midwestern neighbors electing right-wing leaders that vow to either stall or roll-back progress for their states when it comes to energy policy, the zeal to defy "big government" […]

Thanksgiving Weekend Open Thread

Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 06:04:25 AM EST   The Wild Turkeys of the Eastown. Once upon a time we had a flock of turkeys that roamed the city streets around here, and I happened to cross paths with one on my way home from the store one day back in 2004. Part of the […]

GM to Rehire 200 Workers for Flint South Plant, Invest $163M in the Midwest

Here is some good news to kick off your holiday weekend: General Motors delivered good news to the city of Flint – they plan to rehire nearly 200 workers at the Flint South plant, in addition to the 160 people already hired. The automaker is investing $163 million in three Midwestern plants, including the plant […]