Lame-Duck Power Struggle

By | 2018-12-12T23:01:41-04:00 December 12th, 2018|Michigan, News, Uncategorized|

Called the lame-duck session, it's the period in politics post an election but before newly elected officials can take office, and in the Michigan Legislature it's scheduled to last through Dec. 20. Currently, the Republican [...]

From Struggle to Success

By | 2018-12-12T22:53:57-04:00 December 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Melinda Phelps did not initially set out to be a certified public accountant. Born and raised in Detroit, and a product of Michigan colleges, Phelps first started out as a stockbroker. But as a proud [...]

Creep of the Week: Michigan Republicans

By | 2018-12-12T22:28:56-04:00 December 12th, 2018|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

We are in the midst of what is known as the “lame duck” period, where the folks who were elected wait to take office while those about to leave office have a small window of time to get last minute things done, and Republicans are choosing to trash the place on their way out the door.

Together We Can

By | 2018-12-14T11:24:33-04:00 December 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

BTL Photo: Andrew Cohen “It’s a self-portrait,” said artist Michael Gute, describing "Detroit Figure," one of his paintings featured in the Together We Can Exhibition, whose purpose is to bring awareness to the [...]

Digital Footprints Last

By | 2018-12-13T12:29:06-04:00 December 5th, 2018|Opinions, Viewpoints|

A recent FOX2 news story appeared on my Facebook feed this week, “Michigan mother and son share their transgender transformation,” that delivered an honest and straightforward reporting of a New Baltimore, Michigan, family – and [...]