Economic Justice

New: Little-noticed Whitmer admin change restores child support for some low-income...

Come January, qualifying Michigan low-income families who receive both child support and cash assistance will begin seeing additional funds – up to either $100 or...

Michigan Supreme Court says it’s too late to rule on GOP...

The Michigan Supreme Court declined to issue an opinion on the constitutionality of the GOP-led “adopt and amend” tactic used last year to water...

House Dems want to ensure the Legislature stays out of citizen-led...

As petitions for two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are circulating throughout Michigan, several House Democrats are working to take the Legislature out of the citizen-led...

Lawrence, Dingell march to McConnell’s office to demand votes on equal...

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched...

Column: We know Medicaid work requirements won’t work

Punitive and problematic Healthy Michigan Plan work requirements are set to take effect on Jan. 1, putting the health care it provides for over...

Michigan unemployment system victims to get their day in court

Thousands of people were falsely accused of unemployment insurance fraud in Michigan, thanks to an automated computer system. Now a Court of Appeals panel...

UAW announces tentative deal with Fiat-Chrysler

The United Auto Workers (UAW) has reached a tentative deal with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the union announced Saturday. The company confirmed the four-year agreement on...

Column: Democratic candidates want to boost school funding – research shows...

With few exceptions, the various Democratic plans for public education share a common theme: more funding, less privatizing. Candidates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Bernie...

Column: Fixing Michigan’s upside-down tax system: The case for a graduated...

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are committed to working on public policies that help Michiganders put food on the table, gain...

Study: Rising tuition, state funding cuts add to students’ financial burden

Deep cuts to state higher education funding from 2008 to 2018 shifted more tuition costs to college students who are already struggling financially, according...

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