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3 Jobs Programs That Will Help Boost Michigan’s Economy

A trio of programs aim to give Michigan workers the resources they need to find success in their careers. 

Photo courtesy Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.
Michigan’s ‘Shecession’ Could Set Working Women Back a Decade, But There Is a Plan to Help

The sharp decline of women in the workforce caused by the pandemic may have lasting damage on women's careers. That could set workplace equity back unless decisive action is taken.

FLINT, MI - OCTOBER 31: Supporters listen in their cars as former President Barack Obama speaks during a drive-in campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Northwestern High School on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan. Biden is campaigning with former President Obama on Saturday in Michigan, a battleground state that President Donald Trump narrowly won in 2016.
Healing America Can Start With Healing Michiganders’ Injuries From Injustice and Apathy

Healing the soul of America isn't just about displays of political unity, but about addressing deep wounds from the past four years.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 09: Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden talks with members of the United Steelworkers union in a supporter's back yard September 09, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Biden is campaigning in Michigan, which President Donald Trump won in 2016 by less than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in state's presidential election history. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The Three Things Michiganders Want From President Biden (and the One They Don’t)

When President-elect Biden is sworn in Jan. 20, there are a lot of issues he needs to address. From the pandemic to the environment, Michiganders are holding him to his word.

Prej Iroegbu stands outside his Fork in Nigeria food truck, based in Detroit.
Full Plate, Full Heart, Can’t Lose: The Best Nigerian Food Truck in Detroit Opened During the Pandemic

Detroit entrepreneur Prej Iroegbu had a plan to feed Detroiters delicious Nigerian eats—and he’s doing it while navigating unexpected challenges that came along the way. Grab a fork for this mouthwatering tale.

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Gov. Whitmer and State Leaders Introduce Bill to Help Veterans Secure Work

The legislation will help remove barriers to entering the civilian workforce after service.

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.