Economic Justice

Think tank: Trump budget cuts training key to Black workers

President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget includes $1.2 billion in cuts to several job training programs will hurt African-Americans and other underserved...

Michigan farmers cheer Whitmer’s Double Up Food Bucks boost

Stockbridge farmer Helen Chandler is a big fan of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to beef up a program helping people in need buy fresh...

Dems try to boost minimum wage after last year’s heartbreak

Carla Anderson believes that Michigan would have stronger communities if workers who make minimum wage — or close to it — have more take-home...

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