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What Retaking the Michigan House Means for Democrats

Republicans have held total control over the Michigan legislature for ten years. But Democrats are only a few wins away from changing that.

New data shows that as nonviolent offenders are released from Michigan jails to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, crime rates are not increasing. The information could signal the beginning of prison reform. Photo via Shutterstock.
Michigan’s Prison Population Is Plummeting. Biden’s Plan For Returning Citizens Could Only Help.

The state now has even more formerly incarcerated residents looking for support as they reclaim their lives.

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Under John James, 3 out of 4 Veterans in Financial Emergency Were Denied Assistance

While Sen. Gary Peters has been working to expand veterans' access to services, his opponent John James denied veterans emergency support while overseeing the Michigan Veterans' Trust Fund.

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More Than the Presidency: These Seven Down Ballot Races Have Young Michiganders Motivated

From Kalamazoo to Livonia to Marquette, young Michiganders are looking at races closer to home as they head to the polls.

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Why This Brewer Says a Vote for Biden Is a Vote to Save Michigan Beer

Without solving the public health crisis, the co-founder of The Mitten Brewing Co. says efforts to reopen businesses have only made things more dangerous and less stable.

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The COVID Winter: This Could Only Be the Beginning of the Horror for Michigan

Michigan smashed it's one-day new cases record Saturday. That's an ominous sign as Michigan braces for a long winter.

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Suburban Michiganders Swing to Biden After Economic Crisis

A struggling economy has given Trump-supporting Michiganders "buyers remorse" in an area he desperately needs to win re-election.