• Budget Briefs

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    Michigan's state budget is a document that outlines our priorities and our collective efforts to create a pathway toward economic opportunity for all. The League provides analysis of the budgets proposed in its Budget Briefs.

    Fact Sheet | Blog | Budget ProcessBudget Briefs

  • Affordable Care Act

    family stethFor many, the effects of the ACA have been lifesaving. Just in Michigan, 977,000 people saw lifetime coverage limits disappear, women are now charged the same as men, and 70,000 young people have been able to stay on their parents’ insurance up to age 26.

    Blog | Infographic | Healthy Michigan Plan | News Release | Fact Sheet

  • 2017 Right Start: Annual Report on Maternal and Child Health

    mother and babyThe annual Right Start: Maternal and Child Health report reviews eight indicators statewide, by race and for a select number of cities and townships in Michigan. The 2017 report compares 2010 to 2015 and highlights infant mortality trends in the state.

    Report | News Release | Blog

  • KC DB 2017 Cover
    Read the report.What is it like to be a kid growing up in Michigan right now? The 2017 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book examines 15 indicators of child well-being to see how children are doing around the state.


    What’s New

    JaDeary Lannoye | Mayor Hopewell | Robert KleineDec. 9 Blog: Unemployment drama reduxSept. 22 News release: Child care system falls shortan. 26 News release: Lopsided income growth in Michigan

    Oct 20 News Release: U.S. Senate budget plan slashes services for struggling Michiganians to push huge tax cuts for very wealthy
    Oct 19 Blog: Keeping people at the center of public policy
    Oct 17 Blog: What Muslim ban 3.0 means to Michigan
    Oct 13 Blog: 13 things Congress has in common with Jason Voorhees
    Oct 12 Blog: Help Wanted: Michigan lacks teacher diversity
    Oct 10 Blog: Trump, GOP tax cuts aren’t worth it
    Oct 5 News Release: U.S. House and Senate budgets make billions in cuts for Michigan residents to pay for tax cuts
    Oct 5 Blog: Healthcare win shows power of people over politics
    Sept 28 Fact Sheet: Clean reauthorization of Federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) needed
    Sept 28 Fact Sheet: Top threats in the federal budget