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Michigan’s first vaccine shipment could arrive as early as next week

In the wake of the GOP-led state Legislature losing valuable days from its dwindling Lame Duck session to a COVID-19 outbreak in the state...

Plenty cooking in Lame Duck, but little COVID-19 action so far

There are a number of coronavirus-related bills that have been introduced in Michigan’s House and Senate. But even as the Legislature packs its agendas...

‘Dramatic increase’ in number of people needing food assistance

The holiday season has arrived and is coupled with a heightened COVID-19 pandemic and a challenged economic environment. It has resulted in millions of...

Hyacinthe and Rossman: A homecoming without the home: How the GI...

Last Wednesday was Veterans Day. And while it is an important day to honor our veterans past and present, it is also an opportunity...

‘I went to the polls for humanity’: Immigrant voters want DACA...

In the days leading up to the Nov. 3 election, Deysi Cordoba took to her keyboard: “Vote,” the 19-year-old nursing student from Grand Rapids...

Detroit group using $1M for food aid amid COVID-19 pandemic  

A Detroit nonprofit agency has been awarded a $1 million state grant to help Michiganders residents offset food access struggles exacerbated by the COVID-19...

80k apply for free college tuition program during pandemic

In just under two months after the state announced its Future for Frontliners scholarship program, more than 80,000 essential workers in Michigan have applied...

Column: State should change local govt. funding to improve racial equity

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are primarily focused on the state budget and state policy. We have a team of experts...

Black voters: Biden couldn’t have won without us

Black Michiganders say Democratic President-elect Joe Biden owes African Americans a debt of gratitude for his victory over President Trump this week.  “Joe Biden could...

Susan J. Demas: Why Dem panic porn fuels the final days...

Former President Barack Obama took a break from the campaign trail in Michigan Saturday to shoot a few hoops. Before leaving, he casually sank...

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