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More than 1.3M Michiganders are battling hunger

Thanksgiving is known as a time for large family dinners and excessive amounts of leftovers, but for families struggling with food insecurity, the holiday...

Stabenow report slams Trump, GOP over ‘junk’ health plans that don’t...

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) has released a report on Republican efforts to limit access to public health care and push short-term insurance plans,...

Nessel teaming up with NY attorney general to go after ‘Me...

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is moving forward with her fight against at-home rape kits.  An Ingham County judge in September approved Nessel’s subpoena for...

Michiganders sue Trump dept. over Medicaid work requirements

Four Michigan residents filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), challenging the President Trump administration's approval for...

Michigan pauses sales on marijuana vaping products for increased testing

Updated 4:07 11/22/19 with additional information from the MRA Amid an outbreak of lung injuries likely tied to marijuana vaping products, the state has hit...

Overdose and opioid-related deaths decrease in 2018, 1st time in 6...

After several years of increases in overdose deaths, Michigan experienced an overall decrease in 2018, including a slight decline in opioid-related overdose deaths. The...

Facing ‘grassroots demand’ back home, Michigan lawmakers wage war on PFAS

WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers are fueling a bipartisan congressional campaign to crack down on a widespread class of chemicals linked to cancer and other...

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...

House Dem lawmakers push housing affordability bills

A pair of Democratic state House lawmakers have pending legislation to address housing affordability in Michigan.  State Reps. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and Robert Wittenberg...

Susan J. Demas: Under Rick Snyder, poor people were always guilty...

Thousands of low-income Michiganders will soon be subjected to needlessly cruel new rules just so they can get basic health care. Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements...

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