• 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

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    Has your life been affected by Michigan’s criminal or juvenile justice system? We want to hear from you!

    KC DB 2017 Cover

    Read the report.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.


    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

    Nov 16 Blog: Michigan is letting African-American children fall through the cracks in our education system
    Nov 9 Blog: Nowhere to go but up on racial equity
    Nov 7 Blog: A message of gratitude: We’re in this together
    Nov 6 News Release: U.S. House tax plan: Benefit for richest 1 percent in Michigan grows over time
    Nov 3 Blog: Personalizing politics: Putting narratives at the forefront
    Nov 3 News Release: Trump, U.S. House’s tax plan raises wall between millionaires and struggling families
    Nov 2 Fact Sheet: Most Michiganians won’t benefit from tax reform
    Nov 1 Blog: “Sabotage.” “What are you saying? Did you say sandwich?”
    Oct 26 Blog: Big Macs and American dreams
    Oct 25 Fact Sheets: Immigrants in Michigan by county
    Oct 25 Fact Sheet: A snapshot of immigrants in Michigan
    Oct 24 Report: 2017 Race for Results
    Oct 24 News Release: Michigan policies must create opportunity and remove barriers for kids of color, immigrants
    Oct 18 Report: Immigrant families in Michigan: A state profile