• 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!


    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

    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: Neither the Senate nor House Tax Plan is Good for Michigan
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities: Fully Fund the State’s Program for Students At Risk of Low Achievement 
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities: Prevent Hunger-Heat and Eat 
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities: Eliminate Asset Test-Food Assistance
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities: School Clothing Allowance 
    Dec 8 Fact Sheet: 2019 State Budget Priorities: Expand Child Care Assistance
    Dec 6 Blog: The gift that keeps on fighting
    Dec 5 Blog: The Michigan no one is talking about

    Dec 1 Blog: Update on UI false fraud accusations–Please contact your state senators soon!
    Nov 30 Blog: Reflections on the League
    Nov 29 News Release: New Kids Count report offers solutions on how to improve child well-being in Michigan
    Nov 29 Report: Enhancing child well-being in Michigan
    Nov 22 Blog: Family-friendly policies, sweatpants and a space to ‘geek out’: What we’re thankful for this year
    Nov 20 Blog: This Thanksgiving, Republicans in Congress offer a recipe for disaster
    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
    Oct 24 Report: 2017 Race for Results
    Oct 18 Report: Immigrant families in Michigan: A state profile