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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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University of Minnesota Professor David Samuels says “relatively high income inequality is compatible with democracy.”


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


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