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Seniors’ sweet tax breaks have become a target

As Americans begin the challenge of filling out their tax returns this year, one taxpayer demographic generally pays less than others: senior citizens. Tax breaks...

State appeals unemployment fraud case to Supreme Court

The state of Michigan appealed this week a case to the state Supreme Court from victims of faulty unemployment fraud claims. A Michigan Court of...

Column: Help us with this ’10-year challenge’ and #CountAllKids in the...

A lot can change in a decade — as anyone who has seen the “10-year challenge” on social media knows. Children grow from toddlers...

Nessel joins suit against Trump admin’s food stamp cuts

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a lawsuit this week to stop the federal government from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.  The lawsuit, headed...

Mental health hotline bill goes to gov.

A bill establishing a hotline that connects those experiencing a mental health crisis with resources is now on the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. House Bill...

State health experts ask Congress for help combating opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — States need sustained, flexible federal funding to support programs working to reduce deaths and addiction from opioids and other drugs, state health...

Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing...

The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country’s children for the first...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

More kids on Medicaid to get health care in school

A mountain of evidence proves it: Good health translates to better student performance. Children who have high blood pressure or are obese perform worse academically than others....

Julie Cassidy: We must build the will to end homelessness in...

The most recent Ending Homelessness in Michigan annual report is out, and we cannot ignore the numbers as the state grapples with a housing...

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