Quick Answers About Doing Your Taxes (and How to Get Them Done for Free)​

Dreading filing your taxes? You're not alone. Let us make it a little easier with this list of answers to common questions about tax season, including Michigan-specific information and help.

A row of voting booths at a polling station. (Image via Shutterstock)
Quick-Reference Guide to Michigan’s 3 Ballot Proposals

Michiganders will see three proposals on their November ballot. Here's a quick-reference guide to all of them.

Look Up During This Weekend’s Football Games…and Get Inspired to Vote

Where does the youth vote make the most difference? Of all the House congressional districts nationwide, Michigan’s 3rd—that’s the region with Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Grand Haven—ranks 7th for young voter significance, according to Tufts University’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In 2020, 13% of all votes cast in Michigan’s...

Everything You’ve Heard About John Gibbs’ Anti-Women Screed Is True

Michigan Congressional candidate John Gibbs has criticized women for working outside the home, for making the workplace "strained" for men, and for spawning "a barrage of sexual harassment cases of frivolous proportions."

FILE PHOTO: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a roundtable discussion in Tiger Stadium on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Michigan’s Legislative Loophole, Part 5: Follow the Money

In Part 5 of our series, Managing Editor Lisa Hayes offers a takeaway on who the loophole benefits.

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, early Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the draft Politico posted, which if verified marks a shocking revelation of the high court's secretive deliberation process, particularly before a case is formally decided. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
‘It Doesn’t Matter What County You Live in Now’: Abortion is Legal Across Michigan

A judge's Friday ruling prevents county prosecutors in Michigan from charging abortion providers with felonies. It's expected to hold until voters can decide.