Michigan's health officials plan to expand wastewater testing to include polio, shown above. (Centers for Disease Control)
How Michigan is Flushing Its Way to Better Public Health

How wastewater testing during the COVID-19 pandemic helped Michigan prepare to fight other diseases, like polio.

Voters in November could get an opportunity to add abortion rights to the state constitution.
Are You Striking for Women’s Rights on Friday? Learn Why #DayWithoutUs Is Asking You To 

Organizers in Michigan and across the country are asking people to stay home from work and school this Friday, Sept. 30, in response to Roe v. Wade's overturn.

The Michigan Supreme Court's Hall of Justice is seen, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Here’s Why the Michigan Supreme Court Race is Important 

Two spots on the Michigan Supreme Court are up for grabs on Nov. 8, and the winners will have a hand in making some big decisions.

Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) stands in solidarity with with Everytown for Gun Safety. Bayer has her sights set on education for the next legislative session. (Senator Rosemary Bayer via Facebook)
Meet MI Leader: Rosemary Bayer Eyes Progress on Education and Reproductive Freedom

Rosemary Bayer wants to turn post-Roe panic into action this November. She has her sights set on taking reproductive freedom to the Legislature in Michigan.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan collect signatures for the "Reproductive Freedom for All" ballot initiative at a protest after the draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked. (Source: PPAM Facebook)
What’s Up with the Reproductive Rights Initiative? 

The Board of State Canvassers rejected an initiative that would’ve put a constitutional amendment guaranteeing abortion access on the ballot in Michigan.

Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum is the chief election official in Ingham County. She said she will take action against any people who try to intimidate voters or undermine the election process this November. (Ingham County Clerk's Office)
Michigan Clerks Want You to Know It’s Safe to Vote

Michigan’s clerks are facing an election year like no other. Many are still denying the results of the 2020 election, and that's bleeding into the midterms.

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MI College Students: Is Your School Ready for Monkeypox?

As dorm dwellers across Michigan start their fall semesters, should they worry about monkeypox? Public university administrators are grappling with the same question.