With recent Headlee decision, plaintiffs win one out of three – and the state is told to start following its own constitution

In a nutshell: Last week the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the state is not allowed to include payments for new or increased state-mandated services in its calculation of local government revenue sharing under the 1978 Headlee Amendment to the Mich...

Regional Transportation in Southeast Michigan – will the third time be the charm?

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is back, with a new vision for improved regional transportation in Southeast Michigan. Created in 2012 to coordinate providers and bring regional governance and funding to public transportation, i...