More people died in Michigan in 2020 than were born. That could mean future economic problems
Data shows that for decades, the number of births in Michigan has fallen while the number of deaths has risen. - Jakub Joachim/Dreamstime/TNS

More people died in Michigan in 2020 than were born, according to state records, the first time that has happened since at least 1900. Michigan isn't the first state where that's happened, and it won't be the last. The national birth has been falling for years. But experts say that if Michigan can't start bringing in more immigrants and attracting residents from other states the way that places like Texas, Colorado and North Carolina have, it could spell serious problems for the economic future of the state. Preliminary data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows 104,1...