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September 24, 2016 - 12:49:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Grants   Categories: International Funding

Human Rights Funders

These sites offer a wide variety of information and funding for many aspects of women’s human rights.

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September 23, 2016 - 11:53:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Gongwer

Administration Floats Overhaul Of Road Funding Formula

The Department of Transportation has drafted a sweeping proposal on how funds for roads are divided between state and local governments that would repeal the existing formula and make other major changes.

September 23, 2016 - 10:37:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: MIRS

Telecommunications providers are angling to reduce what they pay to the state for the cost of being regulated, with some advocating up to a 50 percent slice.

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today said it would soon begin proceedings to consider re-examining public utility assessments, which are charged to the MPSC's regulated utilities annually. It includes everyone from telecommunications providers (like AT&T) to electricity providers (like DTE Energy and Consumers Energy) and more.

September 23, 2016 - 3:05:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Bridge

Dave Adams, "Wells Fargo shenanigans robbed consumers, but there’s a better way"   :   Tired of being nickel-and-dimed – and defrauded – by a big, corporate bank? There’s an alternative.


September 23, 2016 - 9:29:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Michigan Radio Political News

Governor Snyder elevates chief medical executive


September 23, 2016 - 8:46:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Business

The surprise isn’t that Tesla Motors Inc. is suing Gov. Rick Snyder and the state for the right to sell its cars directly to consumers.

It’s that it took this long for the electric-car maker to use the courts to show the hypocrisy of Michigan’s theoretically enlightened take on the transforming auto industry. Enlightenment has its limits.

September 23, 2016 - 7:36:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Dome

Jack Lessenberry, "M-22" : Can a private business claim exclusive use of a trademark in the public domain?

Tom Watkins, "Humanizing '298'" : A Story of Michael Squirewell and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.

September 23, 2016 - 4:24:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

The Detroit Lions, previously known as the Portsmouth (Ohio) Spartans, played their first National Football Leage game, beating the New York Giants 9-0 at the University of Detroit stadium before a crowd of 12,000. During that season, the Lions won their first 10 games and hosted the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day, beginning a holiday home-game tradition that continues to this day.

Sources :

September 23, 2016 - 4:06:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Detroit's Belle Isle book cover

On this day, the city of Detroit purchased Belle Island with the hope of creating a grand park that might eventually rival New York City's Central Park. In more recent times, the state of Michigan has taken over Belle Island as a state park and has begun updating facilities.

Source: Michigan Every Day.

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September 22, 2016 - 11:04:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Gongwer

Engler Tiptoes Around Trump; Blanchard Urges Clinton
Though he did not officially endorse Donald Trump, Republican former Governor John Engler said party supporters should support the party's nominee, while Democratic former Governor James Blanchard urged disaffected Republican to jump ship to support Hillary Clinton.

Tesla Takes Fight To Court