On WestSouthwest, a tax credit for working poor families has become part of the debate over road funding. And a new church created to be more "welcoming." 


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Andrew Domino’s story in the latest edition of Encore Magazine follows the efforts to launch a new church in Kalamazoo. 


Michigan League for Public Policy President Gilda Jacobs says eliminating the state Earned Income Tax Credit to help fund a road funding package amounts to “paving the roads on the backs of working poor people in the state.” 


"Pedal Pubs" Now Legal in Michigan

Jul 16, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed bills into law allowing “pedal pubs” to operate in Michigan. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Michigan’s monthly jobless rate is unchanged at 5.5 percent. That’s well below the 7.1 percent rate from this time a year ago.