Stories tagged: "Op-ed"


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."

Source: The Office of Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II
Op-Ed: Why Dobbs is Bad for Michigan, and What We’re Doing About It – by Lt. Gov. Gilchrist

An op-ed by Michigan Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Gilchrist II.

Roe’s Overturn Means Fear and Suffering. It’s Time For Us To Help Each Other.

Last week, I started the passport application process. Not for an exciting trip abroad or an international career move. I applied for my passport because on Friday, June 24, I got a call from my girlfriend at 10:50 a.m.––minutes after Roe v. Wade had been overturned.  She had an urgency in her voice as she...

Math teacher Cristal Nichols with her students.
Op-Ed: “The Library at My School Sits Dormant”

It is not a coincidence that Detroit Public School districts’ students fall below the state’s reading scores’ average.

Cascade resident Becky Olson wants Michiganders to 'decline to sign' the Let MI Kids Learn petition.
Reader Opinion: The ‘Let MI Kids Learn’ Voucher-Like Plan Threatens Why We Moved to Michigan  

An investment in Michigan public education is an investment in Michigan overall. This investment in our public schools helps to attract talent, support industry, and boost real estate values. By Becky Olson CASCADE, Mich.—After touring the beautiful private religious school in our urban Chicago neighborhood, my husband and I sat at the dining room table...

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Over 60 Michigan Faith Leader Pen Open Letter Criticizing Proposal to Ban Voting at Churches

Clergy from faith organizations from around Michigan penned a letter to state lawmakers, critical of a proposal that would end voting at churches. 

Mother-and-daughter
Your Guide to Raising Anti-Racist Kids in Today’s America

Raising anti-racist children is everyone's task, and it starts at home. Here's an invitation — and some useful tips — for all moms and dads.