This column originally appeared in Michigan Advance on September 12, 2019. As state legislators approve budgets for Fiscal Year 2020, it seems unlikely that anything will be done to rebuild the [...]
Now that the state budget is back on the fast track, it is important to focus on the basics, including reading, writing and arithmetic. The most recent testing results for Michigan students show [...]
It’s a big time of year for young people in Michigan. As summer transitions into fall, our state’s youth are experiencing changes of their own. Some are heading off to college or trade [...]
This column originally appeared in Michigan Advance on August 30, 2019. Seeing all those back-to-school posts on Facebook is making me more than a little misty this year. As a mom, I know my days [...]
While divisive and punitive immigration policies like the recent public charge rule change have been a major focus of President Donald Trump and his administration, there are many positive [...]
This post originally appeared in the Alpena News on August 21, 2019. Here at the League, we do the research and analysis that will help fuel economic justice in Michigan. But that research is [...]
This column originally appeared in Michigan Advance on August 17, 2019 In my 20-year career, I thought I had seen all of the tricks, maneuvers and strategies in the political procedure book. But [...]
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