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Retired teacher faces eviction from ‘hot area’ in Detroit

Eloise Halliburton is in a fight to save her Detroit home. She says that Michigan First Credit Union (MFCU) wants to evict her from her...

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....

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...

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...
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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...
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Michigan Supreme Court to hear sick leave, minimum wage case

The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case that could determine whether Republican lawmakers violated the state Constitution in...

AG, high court could still weigh minimum wage, sick leave laws

Attorney General Dana Nessel and the state’s highest court could still weigh whether Lame Duck laws that dramatically scaled back ballot proposals regarding paid...

AG creates new Elder Abuse Task Force

Attorney General Dana Nessel and two Michigan Supreme Court justices on Monday announced a new task force dedicated to investigating the abuse of seniors. Nessel,...

Multi-million-dollar Michigan computer system continues to fail abused, neglected kids

The $231 million computer system used to track Michigan’s child abuse and neglect cases is so ineffective that it should be scrapped just five...

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