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Sarah Riggs Stapleton: It can take a village to feed hungry...

One in six American children faces hunger and three out of four teachers report regularly seeing hungry kids in their classrooms. In response, school...

Alex Rossman: Why we should all care about the high cost...

As the parents of twin infants, my wife and I pay more than $500 a week to send them to a child care center....

New cases add to worst Michigan measles outbreak in almost 30...

Michigan has seen its highest number of measles cases in decades in 2019, as this week’s confirmation of two new cases from the state...

Brian Calley: Michigan’s public-private partnership with the Special Olympics means everyone...

In my first term as lieutenant governor, I led the bipartisan and bicameral Mental Health and Wellness Commission. We took a comprehensive and expansive...

Nessel joins state AGs urging DeVos to disclose student loan data

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is one of almost two dozen top state law enforcement officials from around the country who are demanding better...

Column: Families are choosing between their health and staying together

When it was time for Ximena to go to her prenatal appointment, she decided to stay home. “I have to miss my appointments,” she told...

Feds award Michigan $1.8M in opioid response funding

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday that it would award Michigan more than $1.8 million in federal grant money to combat the “workforce...
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Michigan Supreme Court allows unemployment fraud suit to proceed

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday allowed a case to go forward that seeks damages for people who had wages wrongly seized by the...

Michigan sets 2020 deadline to establish limit for toxic chemicals in...

The state has set an April 2020 deadline to implement rules limiting the amount of toxic chemicals acceptable in the water supply, the Department...
Rep. Debbie Dingell in Washington

House passes revamped Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to renew and expand legislation that aids victims of domestic violence, setting the stage...

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