by Alan Pyke Posted on July 13, 2014
Newly revealed emails between Aramark employees and Michigan officials illustrate why the state is considering revoking the company's prison food contract.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 30, 2014
Privatization critics had warned state officials that handing prison food services over to Aramark would backfire, but they didn't listen.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 24, 2014 Updated: June 24, 2014
That's about the same amount it includes for family planning programs.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 20, 2014 Updated: June 20, 2014
"It’s good to finally see some reasonable legislation being introduced in Lansing."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 12, 2014
The legislation is so extreme that the state's leading anti-choice group doesn't back it.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014
Republicans in Michigan joined Democrats to pass a minimum wage increase to $9.25 an hour and have it grow automatically.
by Zack Ford Posted on May 16, 2014 Updated: May 16, 2014
Somehow, continuing to ban same-sex marriage will make gay people have less sex.
by Josh Israel Posted on May 2, 2014
Michigan is currently one of 29 states in which it is legal to fire someone for his or her sexual orientation — and one of 33 that allow employment discrimination based on gender identity.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 11, 2014
Enbridge Inc. and federal regulators say safety measures and monitoring have improved -- but many new pipeline safety rules have yet to be finalized, even as the pipeline moves ahead.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 10, 2014
State lawmakers are eating only what they can buy with $42 in a week, comparable to what minimum wage workers go through.