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Yesterday marked the first day of Summer 2016. Temperatures are rising across the state, already reaching above 90 degrees at some points this week. We all know that can mean that by the time you’ve walked outside and gotten into your car, you’re already sweating. Multiple cool showers per day and guzzling ice water becomes the […]
In February of this year, Michigan’s Auditor General issued a damning report of the care that veterans were receiving at the Grand Rapids Veterans Home. The report showed that the home suffered from a lack of staffing. Even worse, the Home was accused of falsifying records to show that our veterans were getting better care […]
Last week, Gov. Snyder attended the Mackinac Policy Conference. Snyder had an opportunity to speak truth to power to the assembled business leaders. He could have urged them to support a tax plan that asks them to pay their fair share – pointing out that our roads, schools and water infrastructure are inadequately funded. […]
Back in April, Gov. Rick Snyder attempted to feign empathy for the people of Flint by claiming he would drink Flint water for 30 days. Days after the announcement, Snyder left his post to travel to Europe where — unsurprisingly — he failed to live up to his own solidarity effort and didn’t drink Flint water. […]
A position paper from a Johns Hopkins “doctor” named Paul McHugh is making the rounds amongst the anti-LGBT crowd because he espouses a right-wing narrative that denies transgender people equal rights. You don’t even need to read anything about McHugh’s opinion to know it’s a complete crock. When people like disgraced former elected official Todd […]
Miss yesterday’s committee hearing on the Flint Water Crisis? We’ve got you covered. This week’s recap covers scathing testimony from Gov. Snyder’s Flint Task Force on the Emergency Manager law and state inaction. Task force members include former state senator Ken Sikkema, Michigan Environmental Council head Chris Kolb, Flint pediatrician Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Matthew Davis with the […]