Government

University President Mark Schlissel, former Republican Congressman Dave Camp and School of Public Policy dean Michael Barr discuss federal tax reforms Monday in Annenberg Auditorium.

With a new tax bill on the horizon, the Ford School of Public Policy organized a panel on tax reform with Public Policy dean Michael S. Barr and former U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., moderated by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel.

Each week, The Michigan Daily will be publishing a wrap-up of the most important bills proposed in Michigan Legislature over the past seven days:

Three Michigan representatives are now calling for their colleague, U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign following allegations of sexual harassment.

Michigan’s state education plan, the Every Student Succeeds Act, was approved by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday approved Michigan’s state education plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act Tuesday afternoon. 

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announced Tuesday morning he will be running for governor in 2018.

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When Rackham student Surojit Sural, Ph.D. candidate in molecular and integrative physiology, was deciding on leaving his home country of India for Japanese or American doctorate programs, he chose the University of Michigan for what he said was its prestige, location and financial support.

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LGBTQ+ Michiganders may not be protected from discrimination under the Michigan Constitution, a gap in civil rights now fervently trying to be patched.

Shawn Danino, an Information and Public Policy graduate student at the University of Michigan, sees a problem in the American electorate. In his view, too many Americans choose not to participate in the political process because they see it as inaccessible.