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Michigan League for Public Police President Gilda Jacobs says there are a number of encouraging things in Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget. She says probably the most important one is upholding funding for Healthy Michigan Plan, which expands Medicaid


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As Michigan looks to move more low and moderate income people into the workforce, and close the achievement gap for their children, Bridge has examined the role of child care in both efforts.


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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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Goodwill Industries CEO John Dillworth says “If you keep doing the same thing, you’re going to get the same result.” 


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The Director of Stanford University’s Center on Poverty and Inequality says “The American Dream” may not be dead yet, but David Grusky says it is in critical condition. 


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