Stories tagged: "opinion"


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."

Source: Facebook
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."

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.

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.

PHOTO CREDIT: Headlands International Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City, Mich.
Opinion: All News is Local News

Imagine the most profound, the most resonant, the most three-syllabled “WOW” you can think of. It may help to conjure the voice of actor James Earl Jones to truly imagine it properly. Do you have it? Good. That is how this story will end: “WOW,” and James Earl Jones is the person who will say...

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...