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Federal judge blocks Trump admin ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants

A federal judge in New York on Friday granted an injunction blocking the President Trump administration from implementing its "public charge" rule that would...

State to hold 14 forum across Michigan on new Medicaid work...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used the state Administrative Board to move about $6 million in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget that the GOP-led...

Column: Michigan gets called out for having the most Black children...

We want every child to thrive in Michigan. A new snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls out our state on this goal...

Dem spending bills emerge as budget talks resume

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that “good faith” efforts are being made to complete the budget process by as soon as next week.  Whitmer and...

Column: HUD’s attacks on civil rights protections contradict science and the...

Have you ever heard the phrase “racism without racists?" Particularly in the United States, terms like “racism,” “racist,” and “discrimination” are deeply entwined with...

GOP Legislature introduces budget supplementals, Whitmer says she wants to negotiate

The Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday moved to possibly restore roughly one-third of the almost $1 billion in vetoes handed down last week by Gov....

Anti-abortion group with troubled history earns Whitmer veto

Updated, 8:14 a.m. 10/8/19 Among Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s list of line item vetoes for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget was $700,000 for a controversial...

As the fastest-aging state in nation, Michigan joins national AARP effort

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Monday that Michigan is the fifth state to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States to help address the...

Homelessness increases across the state, especially for senior citizens, families

Michigan saw an increase in the state’s homeless population this past year, especially for veterans and families, but according to the Michigan State Housing...

On-site health care could help seniors stay at home

The “two super fantastic ladies” — as one resident calls them — at the Weinberg Villages senior housing complex are operating quasi-undercover. Sure, they...

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