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Study: Medicaid work requirements failed to increase employment rate

Updated 6/25, 2:06 p.m. The first study of Arkansas’ first-in-the-nation Medicaid work requirements was released this week, and it shows that they’ve kicked people off...

Study: Michigan ranks in bottom half of nation on child welfare...

A national study of child welfare shows that in most categories, Michigan ranks in the bottom half of the nation with regard to issues...
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Audit: Grand Rapids Home veterans missing $600K

A state audit released this month shows that the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans has, on multiple occasions since 2015, mishandled funds to the...

Poll: Strong support for graduated income tax

A new statewide poll shows that three-quarters of Michiganders support a graduated tax system in which the wealthy would pay more. The poll from...

Report: Trump poverty formula could cut number of welfare recipients

President Donald Trump’s administration is considering changing how the federal government calculates poverty. But the proposed adjustment could lead to fewer people being eligible for...

Castro releases lead proposal following trip to Flint

After his weekend trip to Flint, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro has released a plan to “eliminate lead poisoning...

Julián Castro 1st of 2020 Dems to visit Flint

Julián Castro made himself the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Michigan — but he was the first to visit Flint, which remains...

Rick Haglund: Below the surface, Michigan’s economy has serious flaws

Let’s start with some good news: Michigan has the 13th best economy in the country, far surpassing the performance of surrounding Great Lakes states,...

Julián Castro to campaign in Flint Saturday

Julián Castro will be the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to visit Michigan and the first to stump in Flint. His campaign announced he'll do three...

Experts: Medicaid work requirement tweaks unlikely to stop many from losing...

Bipartisan legislation introduced this week would tweak the reporting requirements for Michigan’s controversial Medicaid work requirements law. Senate Bill 362 is sponsored by state...

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