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Allison Donahue: I’m young, healthy and vaccinated. Here’s why. 

A few weeks ago, I was talking with one of my friends and mentioned my upcoming appointment to get the first dose of the...

Column: DHHS must continue making it easier for people to get...

Two years ago, Michigan’s system for providing emergency aid to families was burdensome and broken.  The state denied residents help keeping the heat on if...

Ron Bieber: Pass the PRO Act to level the playing field...

Since the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) passed 51 years ago, we’ve made great strides in making workplaces safer. Because of the organizing...

Angela Vasquez-Giroux: Where is the allyship for BIPOC women in politics?

We’ve been talking a lot about what it’s like to be a woman working in politics in Lansing – a long overdue conversation that...

Column: Here’s what we can do to support Michigan immigrants and...

Despite rhetoric that attempts to divide us, no matter where we were born, what our color, or how we worship, most of us work...

Jeff Timmer: Lawyer, guns, money and recalls

“I'm a desperate man. Send lawyers, guns, and money. The sh-t has hit the fan.” — from "Lawyers, Guns and Money," a 1978 song...

Susan J. Demas: Republicans get creative to make sure Democrats don’t...

There's an unfortunate stereotype that conservatives just aren't very creative, probably because they're always yammering that the National Endowment for the Arts is a...

Column: Right to Work has failed to live up to conservative...

Nearly a decade ago — Dec. 11, 2012, to be exact — then-Gov. Rick Snyder landed a savage right hook to Michigan’s vaunted labor...

Column: This is our best shot at defeating COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been asked whether the United States is “turning a corner” and can soon expect to see an end to the...

Column: What Michigan’s response to the 1918 flu epidemic can teach...

On Jan. 11, 2021, nine officials from Baraga County in the Upper Peninsula signed a letter stating that they would not enforce restrictions aimed...

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