The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Voting Rights Act and the Helping America Vote Act, as well as Michigan election laws, require accessible voting for all. The policies have been in place for decades. (Photo via iStock / Getty Images)
Poll Accessibility Could Mean 60 Million More Voters

Groups advocating for accessible voting want to spread awareness about how detrimental lack of access is to communities.

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Michigan Doubles Down on Free Community College

Building on the success of a $140 million investment, Michigan is making community college free to hundreds of thousands more students by expanding the Michigan Reconnect program.

Katie Denzin, who attended Saugus High School in California, holds a sign with current and former Michigan State University students during a rally at the capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
MSU Shooting: Deja Vu for Two Survivors of School Gun Violence

The deadly shooting spree at Michigan State University Monday night was another tragic American event involving guns. But for at least two MSU students, it brought up horrific memories.

Environmental Activists Adopt New Tactics to Battle Michigan Polluters

The 1990 election of Gov. John Engler ushered in a new era of deregulation, and, for the next several decades, governors and a largely GOP-controlled Legislature shredded environmental protections while defunding and gutting the state's regulatory agencies.

Doctors: Here’s What to Do if You Have a Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest

February is American Heart Month, and heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, where someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds.

Report: New Road Funding Plan Needed as More EVs Hit Michigan Highways

Most experts agree putting more electric vehicles on the road is a major step toward fighting climate change, but a new report says states will also need to find new ways to fund road maintenance.

United Auto Workers members walk in the Labor Day parade in Detroit, Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Unions Push for More National Labor Relations Board Funding

Labor groups are calling on the new Congress to build on last year's $25 million funding increase for the National Labor Relations Board, an agency they said has been chronically short-staffed and underfunded.