2017 Reports


Fact Sheet: Clean Reauthorization of Federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Needed NOW



Enhancing Child Well-Being in Michigan

Fact Sheet: Most Michiganians Won’t Benefit from Tax Reform


Fact Sheets: Immigrants in Michigan by county

Fact Sheet: A Snapshot of Immigrants in Michigan

Immigrant Families in Michigan: A State Profile



Fact Sheet: Top Threats in the Federal Budget

Budget Brief: Making Change: The State Budget as a Tool for Racial and Ethnic Equity | SUMMARY

Fact Sheet: Poverty Improves in 2016 for Michigan, Some Racial Groups

Labor Day Report: Michigan Has Lost 326,000 Workers Since 2000 


2017 Right Start: Annual Report on Maternal and Child Health

Budget Brief: Michigan’s Child Care Assistance Program: Challenges and Opportunities

Still Hungry: Economic Recovery Leaves Many Michiganians Without Enough to Eat


Parental Incarceration Takes Devastating Toll on Children

Budget Brief: Highlights of the 2018 State Budget


Budget Brief: School Aid and Education Conference Committees Include Expanded Funding for Early Learning and High-Poverty Schools

Budget Brief: Human Services Conference Committee Budget Falls Short in Reducing Poverty

Fact Sheet: Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Michigan: Michigan is Second Most Reliant on Federal Funds in U.S. As Percentage of Total State Spending


Budget Brief: Now Is the Time for Investing, Not Cutting Taxes

Making Ends Meet in Michigan: A Basic Needs Income Level for Family Well-Being 2017

Budget Brief: Reducing Incarceration is Good, but Corrections Spending Must Ensure Adequate Service

Budget Brief: House and Senate Healthcare Budgets: A Mixed Bag for Families and Children

Budget Brief: Michigan Must Invest Further in Postsecondary Education and Financial Aid to Improve Economic Security for All

Budget Brief: House and Senate Human Services Budgets Fail to Address the Needs of Families and Children in Poverty

Budget Brief: League Advocates for Improvements in Education From Cradle to Career


Budget Brief: Helping Children Succeed Through Michigan’s At-Risk Program

Block Granting Food Assistance: An Unnecessary Change That Would Hurt Michigan Families

Budget Brief: Protect Healthcare for 650,000 Michiganians

Budget Brief: Increase Adult Education Funding to Prepare More Workers for Job Training and Skilled Work

MI Data Book 2016


Budget Brief: Governor Proposes Needed Increases in Still Woefully Underfunded Human Services Budget

Budget Brief: Restore the Part-Time Independent Student Grant in the 2018 Budget

Annual Report 2016

Budget Brief: Child Care for Working Families–A Foundation for Growing the State’s Economy

Medicaid Block Grants and Per Capita Caps Are Bad for Michigan’s Health

State Financial Aid Leaves Adult Learners Behind (Updated)


Budget Brief: A First Look at the Governor’s 2017-2018 Budget: Smart Investments for Families Amidst Revenue Threats

Fact Sheet: Who Benefits: Income Tax Rate Cut to 4.15% Helps Wealthy Most

Willing to Work and Ready to Learn: More Adult Education Would Strengthen Michigan’s Economy (Updated)

Fact Sheet: Five Tips for Influencing the State Budget

Money Back in Michigan for tax year 2016


Fact Sheet: 10 Reasons the Affordable Care Act is Good for Michigan

REVISED 2016 Right Start Report: Maternal and Child Health

2016 Reports


Concerns about Business Incentive Packages


Memorandum: League supports HB 4598 to provide licensure for Certified Professional Midwives

2016 Right Start Report: Maternal and Child Health


Race, Place & Policy Matter in Education


Michigan League for Public Policy 2016 Budget Priorities

Vote Yes for Regional Transit in Southeast Michigan

Michigan Families Continue to Struggle

Back to School Report: Rising Tuition and Weak State Funding and Financial Aid Create More Student Debt


Budget Brief: Promoting the Healthy Michigan Plan: Budget Cuts to Outreach Jeopardize Success


Fact Sheet: Time to End Income Inequality: Michigan’s top 1% makes 22 times more than rest of workers

Fact Sheet: Michigan Should Eliminate Its Asset Limit for Food Assistance

Ask Your Candidates


Budget Brief: The 2017 State Budget Fails to Protect All Children and Families and Perpetuates Economic Disparities

It is Time for Earned Sick Leave in Michigan


Review Tax Expenditures to Help Fix Michigan’s Broken Revenue Stream

Budget Brief: Increase Reforms and Support Services in Department of Corrections Budget

Budget Brief: Flint and Beyond: Cities in Crisis Need More Funding from the State

Budget Brief: Budget Funding for Adult Education, Training Will Help Workers and Boost Economy

Budget Brief: More Funding Needed for Low-Income Students and Families in 2017 School Aid, Education Budgets

Budget Brief: Support for Struggling Families Hinges on 2017 Health and Human Services Budget

2015 Annual Report


Budget Brief: Give Michigan’s Prison Reentry Population the Tools to Thrive

Budget Brief: Helping Children Succeed Through Michigan’s At-Risk Funding

Budget Brief: Michigan Continues to Underfund Adult Education, Hamper Workers and Economy

Budget Brief: Michigan Needs to Expand Child Care Support to Keep Families Working

Advocacy Guide: Your piece of the public policy puzzle

Fact Sheet: Crises in Flint and Detroit Compound Toxic Stress, Health Risks


Fact Sheet: Deplorable School Conditions: Investing in the Future of Kids in Detroit and All of Michigan

Fact Sheet: A Poison All Around Us: The Threat of Lead in Michigan

Fact Sheet: Crumbling Roads, Poisoned Water and Unsafe Schools: The Effects of a Decade of Disinvestment

Fact Sheet: A Blueprint for Disaster: Flint’s Crisis, State Government’s Challenges and the Policy Solutions to Both


Budget Brief: A First Look at the Governor’s 2016-2017 Budget: Short-Term Fixes, Long-Term Challenges

Fact Sheet: Michigan’s Budget: How Much Is There to Work With?

 Archived Reports 2007-2015

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