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Metro Detroit activists create COVID-19 Facebook support page

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, a group of Michigan community activists and organizers have formed a Facebook page to help people find vital resources and...

Rick Haglund: COVID-19 shows how our economy depends on low-wage workers...

As Michigan clawed back from the ravages of the Great Recession, in no small part due to the President Obama administration’s 2009 bailout of...

Michigan has 4th most jobless claims in nation with 311K last...

Initial unemployment insurance claims spiked again last week as more than 311,000 Michigan residents reported job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact...

State wants feds to waive Medicaid reqs amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is asking the federal government to OK changes to its Medicaid program during the COVID-19...

Nessel to Trump: Put the brakes on fuel economy, other rule...

Updated, 9:35 a.m., 4/2/20, with comments from Nessel WASHINGTON — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are...

Whitmer: COVID-19 hit Michigan hard due to poverty, airport hub

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared on the newly renamed "Daily Social Distancing Show" Wednesday evening, where host Trevor Noah asked why Michigan was getting slammed...

Doctors, enviros want water shutoff moratorium extended after COVID-19 pandemic

On Saturday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced an executive order directing public water utilities to immediately restore water service for every Michigander whose water has...

Samuel R. Bagenstos: From jobs to health care, COVID-19 reveals the...

Beginning in the 1970s and 1980s, much of the industrialized world has committed itself an individualistic, everyone-for-themselves worldview.   In the United States, the avatar for...

Nursing homes see spike in COVID-19 cases, Whitmer asked to take...

The spread of COVID-19 often hits older people the hardest. Reports coming from nursing homes around the state are showing that those living in...

Robinson’s death renews calls for safer Legislature protocols

First-term state Rep. Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit), 44, died from suspected COVID-19 complications Sunday morning. As his friends and colleagues mourn him, some say his...

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