In Briefs

Staying true to its vision that Michigan residents of all races, places and income levels should have the opportunity to thrive and find economic security, the League has identified the following budget priorities for 2020:

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Overview of Policy Recommendations
Expand Access to Healthy Foods
Make Michigan’s Public Assistance Programs More Responsive to Need
Protect State and Federal Funding for Healthcare Coverage for All Michiganders
Address the Racial, Ethnic and Social Justice Impact of State Budget Decisions
Restore the Part-Time Independent Student Grant
Eliminate the Asset Test for Food Assistance
Create Fair Tax Structures That Provide Adequate Revenue
Strengthen the State EITC
Provide Resources Needed to Ensure All Children Can Read by Third Grade
Increase Adult Education Funding to Prepare More Workers for Job Training and Skilled Work
Provide More State Funding to Public Schools in High-Poverty Communities
Continue to Expand Access to High-Quality Preschool
Expand Services for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Delays
Help Parents with Low Wages Find Affordable Child Care

 

 

Overview of 2019 Budget Priorities
Address Racial, Ethnic and Social Justice Impact of State Budget Decisions Jan 2018
Increase Adult Education Funding to Prepare More Workers for Job Training and Skilled Work Jan 2018
Restore the State Earned Income Tax Credit
 Jan 2018
Restore the Part-Time Independent Student Grant Jan 2018
Provide State Funding for Services for Infants and Toddlers With Developmental Delays and Disabilities Jan 2018
Continue to Expand Access to High-Quality Preschool Education Jan 2018
Protect State and Federal Funding for Healthcare Coverage for All Michiganders Jan 2018
Expand Funding for Programs Proven to Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking Jan 2018
Expand Child Care Assistance March 2018
Make Michigan a Welcoming State by Funding ESL/Citizenship Preparation Courses Jan 2018
Fully Fund the State’s Program for Students At Risk of Low Achievement Jan 2018
Expand Access to Healthy Foods Dec 2017
Prevent Hunger Heat and Eat Dec 2017
Eliminate Asset Test-Food Assistance Dec 2017
Increase School Clothing Allowance Dec 2017

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