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Using nooses as an intimidation tactic would be banned and third-party sales of appointments at Secretary of State offices would be banned under bills...

Rick Haglund: How COVID-19 was a ‘giant sledgehammer’ to the labor...

Twenty-six states, all run by Republican governors, are trying to force workers laid off in the devastating COVID-19 pandemic back to work by cutting...

Michigan gets $3.8M in federal cash to help unemployed

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) have announced $3.8 million in federal funds have been awarded to...

Whitmer calls for $1.4 billion spending on Michigan childcare

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday announced a proposal to invest $1.4 billion in federal child care funding to expand access to high-quality child care,...

David Hecker: Public education must continue to fight ugly truth of...

Michigan can and should be a place where every child, regardless of race or ZIP code, has the opportunity to get a quality public...

Earmarks list for states in U.S. House infrastructure bill tops $5.7B

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats’ highway funding bill is poised to include roughly three out of five transportation projects submitted by members, as legislators...

On this day in 1963: Detroit NAACP calls on city schools...

On May 28, 1963 the Detroit branch NAACP demanded that the Detroit Board of Education adopt an aggressive plan to increase race integration within...

Tlaib, advocates say $10T green energy plan would help cities like...

Juan Shannon believes that the federal government can help communities of color grow just like his green peppers are doing each day in Highland...

Ron Bieber: Mean-spirited GOP attacks on unemployed workers must stop

Over the last several weeks, the dated, racist myth of the “welfare queen” has taken on a new form as corporations and Republican politicians...

As many Michiganders continue to struggle, Republicans call for an end...

Updated, 2:17 p.m., 5/19/21 Yolanda Murray, a laid-off Westin Book Cadillac Hotel food service worker, has been receiving unemployment insurance during much of the COVID-19...

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