Opinion


Sam, Kerry, and Remy Singh. Photo: votesamsingh.com
Op-Ed: “Repeal the State Retirement Tax,” says Sam Singh

"It’s a tax break that every Michigander could become eligible for once they start tapping into a retirement account."

Danilo Gurovich is a strategic technology architect in Marine City, Michigan.
Op-Ed: ‘My grandmother died from an illegal abortion.’

"My grandmother was a hardworking subsistence farmer and mother to three children. When she bled on her bed from a botched abortion, she became one of thousands of women to lose their lives to the criminalized procedure."

Macomb Co. Commissioner Veronica Klinfelt is running for State Senate in District 11. (Photo via Facebook)
Op-Ed: In a Post-Dobbs World, Every Election Matters

As a woman who came of age after Roe v. Wade, it’s difficult to believe that my daughters now live in a world where they have fewer choices than the women of my generation did. 

Carol Glanville, who represents the 74th district in the Michigan House of Representatives, writes about her experience on the House floor last week. (Photo: Carol Glanville)
Op-Ed: ‘Here’s what happened last week when I tried to speak on reproductive freedom in the Michigan House’ – Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker)

"With no voting days scheduled before November, it was likely our last stand to try to restore women’s rights in Michigan that have rolled back 50 years."

Alpena's DeAnn Roesner talks about how the Inflation Reduction Act will help her afford critical medications.
Opinion: “Seniors Finally Get Relief from High Drug Costs with the Inflation Reduction Act”

"I’m not the only senior forgoing filling their prescriptions; in fact I’m part of the one in four Americans who don’t take their medication as prescribed due to cost."

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Op-Ed: Make Every Day a Labor Day by Giving Michigan a Pro-Worker Agenda

"I’ve seen that politicians in Lansing don’t understand the specific challenges we face. It’s time for a change. With a comprehensive pro-worker agenda, we can create an economy that ensures all Michiganders can live with dignity and economic security."

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.