Stories tagged: "MI Money"

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Court Ruling Could Spike Minimum Hourly Wage to $12 in Michigan for Most Workers. Here Are The Details.

If a judge’s decision survives appeals, tipped and untipped workers would be set to receive $12 an hour for minimum wage.

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Strap In for More High Gas Prices! Here’s What You Should Know.

Michigan families should strap in for high prices at the pump and supermarket, even as proposals are floated to alleviate some costs.

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Gov. Whitmer Calls on State Pension Funds to Divest Investments From Russia

Michigan is home to roughly 46,000 people of Ukrainian heritage, according to estimates from the Ukrainian-American Crisis Response Committee of Michigan. Members of the state’s Ukrainian community and other supporters have held rallies across the state to express solidarity with Ukraine.

A long line of trucks waits on Highway 402 to cross into the United States at the Bluewater Bridge in Sarnia, Ontario on February 10, 2022. - The Canadian trucker protest has temporarily sidelined a key auto industry transport route, adding stress to a North American car industry already pinched by low inventories and supply chain problems that have sent vehicle price soaring. (Photo by Geoff Robins / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP via Getty Images)
Michigan Auto Workers Could Lose $51 Million in Wages This Week Because of Anti-Vaccine Blockades at Canadian Border

Truckers and right-wing, anti-vaccine protesters in Canada have disrupted the flow of supplies to Michigan auto plants. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota have all had to shut down some operations this week, harming Michigan’s workers and economy.

Inside Gov. Whitmer’s New Plan to Deliver an Extra $350 a Year to Working Michiganders

The plan would help 730,000 Michiganders, raise more than 22,000 people out of working poverty and benefit nearly 1 million kids, according to the governor’s office. 

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Help for the Holidays: A Michigan Family’s Guide to Pandemic Assistance

The holidays aren't always easy. If you're in need of a helping hand, these resources can provide assistance with food, utilities, and even toys.

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
Michiganders Relieved as Biden Freezes Evictions, Students Loan Payments

President Joe Biden has already accomplished a lot to help Michiganders in dire financial situations and to buy time to address looming economic disasters.