Issues Relating to Policy

Economic Well-beingPolicy
If you missed the June 5 webinar, Families at Risk, feel free to take a look at the great resources provided by the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project.   Major changes to Michigan’s Unemployment...
Policy
A message from Michigan League for Public Policy President & CEO, Gilda Z. Jacobs Since the inception of the Prosperity Coalition in April 2012, together we’ve managed to coordinate advocacy...
Policy
Each day, a growing number of people struggle to make ends meet, yet there are promising strategies and tools that can help fight this trend, that have been proven to reduce poverty and build...
Policy
PRIORITIES MICHIGAN SHINES LIGHT ON A DECADE OF DISINVESTMENT Priorities Michigan, a new civic engagement and education project aimed at changing the conversation around the state budget and...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
One day before sequestration was set to take place, Congress abandoned talks and left town for the weekend. House Republicans are already turning their attention to the next deadline on March 27,...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
Growing concerns about wealth inequality and the expanding racial wealth gap have in recent years become central to the debate over whether our nation is on a sustainable economic path. This report...
Policy
In 2011, the Michigan Legislature cut the state Earned Income Tax Credit from 20% of the federal EITC to 6%. That reduction is taking effect for the first time this tax season – and many taxpayers...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
As part of a tax package to reduce business taxes in 2011, the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit was cut 70%, resulting in tax increase for many low- and middle-income working families. The EITC...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
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HealthEducationEconomic Well-beingPolicy
The Opportunity & Equity Statewide Convening touched on a wide range of tools for Prosperity through interactive breakout sessions and thought-provoking large group discussion about messaging,...

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