Michigan League for Public Policy

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The CEO of the Michigan League for Public Policy says when lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder approved a pilot program to test some welfare recipients for drugs, the created a “solution in search of a problem.” 


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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. 


Michigan League for Public Policy

The rate of teens giving birth has dropped in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek as well as statewide. But officials with the Michigan League for Public Policy say more work still needs to be done. 


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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.” 

  

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