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😟😟😟 Michigan Places 28th in the 50-state index of “Best States to Work” Oxfam America is part of a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. In 2018, Oxfam built an index of labor and employment policies in all 50 states and has updated it for 2019. The result was a report with…
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Advance editor-in-chief Susan J. Demas rounded up the gun control legislation that the Michigan State Legislature could take up in the wake of last weekend’s shootings in El Paso and Dayton, including roughly a dozen bills that would do things from toughening background checks to restricting gun sales from purchasers with a high risk of committing violence. But, we have some people standing in the way of pushing forward, it seems.
The Trump campaign paid for more than 2,000 Facebook ads since January 2019 that included the word “invasion” in relation to immigration. The campaign has spent roughly $1.25 million on Facebook ads about immigration since late March, a significant portion of the nearly $5.6 million the campaign spent on Facebook ads overall during that same period.
The Washtenaw County Intermediate School District (WISD) has called a Special Election for Tuesday, August 6 to rebuild High Point School. High Point School is a public school, operated by Washtenaw Intermediate School District, and is dedicated to meeting the special needs of students with disabilities from ages 3 through 26.
Reflections from newsletter contributor, Sonya Lewis, and her 17-y-o daughter, Sarah after visiting Homestead.
Sue Hadden and Terri Voepel-Lewis exemplify the new breed of activists who’ve come to the fore since 2016 when Republicans swept to victory in the US House, Senate, and presidency. Soon after Hillary’s defeat, Terri heard about Indivisible, the emerging national progressive organization that was utilizing Tea Party methods, proven so effective in previous elections.
States are making legitimate efforts to update their voting systems to create ballots, program voting machines, tally votes and report counts. However, they still rely on the outdated Windows 7 which will reach its “end of life” on January 14, 2020. After that, Microsoft will no longer provide technical support and “patches” to fix software vulnerabilities.
This article discusses one Border Patrol agent’s thoughts of his assignment to the agency’s detention center in McAllen, Texas when the team of court-appointed lawyers and doctors showed up one day at the end of June.