• Budget Briefs

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    Michigan's state budget is a document that outlines our priorities and our collective efforts to create a pathway toward economic opportunity for all. The League provides analysis of the budgets proposed in its Budget Briefs.

    Fact Sheet | Blog | Budget ProcessBudget Briefs

  • Affordable Care Act

    family stethFor many, the effects of the ACA have been lifesaving. Just in Michigan, 977,000 people saw lifetime coverage limits disappear, women are now charged the same as men, and 70,000 young people have been able to stay on their parents’ insurance up to age 26.

    Blog | Infographic | Healthy Michigan Plan | News Release | Fact Sheet

  • 2017 Right Start: Annual Report on Maternal and Child Health

    mother and babyThe annual Right Start: Maternal and Child Health report reviews eight indicators statewide, by race and for a select number of cities and townships in Michigan. The 2017 report compares 2010 to 2015 and highlights infant mortality trends in the state.

    Report | News Release | Blog

  • KC DB 2017 Cover


    What is it like to be a kid growing up in Michigan right now? The 2017 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book examines 15 indicators of child well-being to see how children are doing around the state.

    Read the report.


    What’s New

    JaDeary Lannoye | Mayor Hopewell | Robert KleineDec. 9 Blog: Unemployment drama reduxSept. 22 News release: Child care system falls shortan. 26 News release: Lopsided income growth in Michigan

    Oct 17 Blog: What Muslim ban 3.0 means to Michigan
    Oct 13 Blog: 13 things Congress has in common with Jason Voorhees
    Oct 12 Blog: Help Wanted: Michigan lacks teacher diversity
    Oct 10 Blog: Trump, GOP tax cuts aren’t worth it
    Oct 5 News Release: U.S. House and Senate budgets make billions in cuts for Michigan residents to pay for tax cuts
    Oct 5 Blog: Healthcare win shows power of people over politics
    Oct 2 Testimony: Letter sent to Honorables Greg Walden and Frank Pallone regarding Extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program
    Sept 29 Blog: From Charlottesville to Lansing, we must tackle racial equity
    Sept 28 Fact Sheet: Clean reauthorization of Federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) needed
    Sept 28 Fact Sheet: Top threats in the federal budget
    Sept 28 Fact Sheet: Advocacy tools
    Sept 28 News Release: 2018 state budget lacks enough measures to improve well-being for children of color
    Sept 28 Budget Brief: Making change: The state budget as a tool for racial and ethnic equity | Summary
    Sept 27 Blog: Why we care about healthcare
    Sept 19 Testimony: League supports Senate Bill 541 which will expand access to vital dental care for children and families
    Sept 18 Fact Sheet: Poverty improves in 2016 for Michigan, some racial groups