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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...
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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...
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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...
Economic Well-being
Bills to enact across-the-board income tax cuts were reported out of committees in both the state House and Senate. These bills threaten to undermine our future by making it harder for the state to...
Economic Well-being
Raise Michigan is a coalition of civil rights, faith, labor and community groups representing workers across Michigan who are working to raise the minimum wage - because Lansing refuses to act! Raise...
By Marybeth Laisure, Center Civil Justice It’s time to think about summer…well, at least summer meals!    I know there is still 4 feet of snow on the ground, below 20 degree temperatures, but…now is...
Economic Well-being
Michigan Municipal League's Anthony Minghine explores Michigan's broken municipal financing model in a sobering and informative report.  There have been a lot of high profile robberies over the years...
Many workers in the United States and in Michigan have been unemployed for more than six months and have exhausted their regular Unemployment Insurance benefits. Such workers need long-term...
True or False? In 2014, getting pregnant can still cost you your job. Unfortunately, it’s true. Pregnant women are still being forced to take unpaid leave or even be fired—because of their...
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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...

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