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While the economy might be improving for some, The Kids Count Project Director at the Michigan League for Public Policy, Alicia Guevara Warren, says many people especially children are being left behind.


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(MPRN-Lansing) Past and present public policies have a major impact on the disparities in child well-being in Michigan. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the Michigan League for Public Policy. 

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The Kids Count Project Director for the Michigan League for Public Policy describes the latest numbers on children with an incarcerated parent as “grim.” 


A new report finds child poverty has increased in 80 of Michigan’s 83 counties since 2006. 


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The latest report on child well-being in Michigan finds nearly one in four children in the state lives in an "impoverished household." 

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