Stories tagged: "Michigan"


President Donald Trump speaks as he tours Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant that has been converted to making personal protection and medical equipment, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Ypsilanti, Mich. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump in Michigan: What He Said — And What He Didn’t Say

Trump landed in a cloud of political controversies when he came to Ypsilanti to speak at a Ford plant making ventilators.

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Want to Know How Bad Michiganders Are Hurting Without Federal Help? Just Read Dennis Williams’ Story.

Coronavirus has almost completely knocked out this Michigan entrepreneur’s business. A second round of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program could finally offer some relief.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
McConnell’s Refusal to Help States and Cities Could Plunge U.S. Into Depression, Experts Say

Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs

Congressional Black Caucus PAC Chairman, Rep. Gregory Meeks
Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Joe Biden for President

America’s Black politicians want Trump out of office, calling Biden a “healer not divider.”

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This Woman’s Story Shows What a Failure the Government’s Small Business Bailout Has Been

Less than two weeks after the Paycheck Protection Program opened on April 3, the program Laurel Hess applied to for help had all but run out of money.

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Michigan Governor Battling to Save Medicaid for 80,000 Residents

Michigan is currently the only state in the country that requires those who get state Medicaid expansion coverage to work for those benefits.

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This Michigan Nurse Is Fed Up and Ready to Fix the State’s Healthcare Laws

After nearly flipping a majority GOP district in 2018, Julia Pulver is now running to represent the 39th District in the state House.