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A dangerous remnant of the 2016 lame duck session has been resurrected and is moving through the legislature. The bill, SB40, would allow Michigan companies near the border that hire out-of-state workers to count those non-Michigan employees toward receiving publicly-funded grants and aid. It’s essentially a signal to corporations on Michigan’s border that they can […]
Today is the 180th anniversary of Michigan statehood. The Great Lakes State, Pure Michigan, the Mitten, whatever you call it, Michigan’s natural beauty makes our state a great place to live. Sadly, the last six years of complete Republican control and decades of conservative policies have led Michigan from its perch as a beacon for […]
It’s difficult to describe how I felt at the Women’s March on Lansing. Ann Friedman accurately described her experience as being “like drugs.” Jessica Valenti highlighted how it’s “it’s overwhelming to remember that we are not alone. That there are more of us who care about equality – 3 million more to be exact […]
Last night, Governor Snyder delivered his seventh State of the State address. The speech was filled with “shout outs” to numerous people and businesses across the state. Snyder took time to pat himself on the back for reinventing Michigan and there was even talk about the quality of the cows in Michigan (second only to […]
This month, we have seen two different responses to those living on fixed incomes. Earlier this month, State Senator Patrick Colbeck (R – Canton) took to social media to complain about his salary describing it as a “fixed income” and giving others tips on how they can follow his lead and cut their cable and […]
By Denzel McCampbell Today we celebrate and give recognition to the life and the work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We are sure to hear quotes from his famous “I Have a Dream” speech and many of us can recite some of the most popular lines. However, every year I seek to find […]