In January, Michigan and four other states asked a federal court to allow the state to join a coalition of 17 states, lead by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) against a lawsuit filed by Republican Attorneys General. A judge in Texas filed a ruling in December that the ACA is unconstitutional because it can’t stand without the individual mandate penalty, repealed by a Republican-majority Congress in 2018. “The Affordable Care Act provides important protections — including protecting people with pre-existing conditions — for hundreds of thousands of residents in Michigan,” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said. The ACA has provided insurance coverage for 1.2 million Michiganders. In 2013, the ACA became law, 11% of Michiganders were uninsured, which is down to 5.2% today
One of the things Michigan is most known for is our breweries. And nothing beats the delicious taste of a cool beer from one of our favorite breweries. With the addition of growlers, we can enjoy our favorite beers from our favorite local breweries from the comfort of our own home. We live in a
Project 206 masterfully melds freak-out jazz sensibilities with progressive rock tendencies on their instrumental, four-track sophomore EP, Volatile.
All live music venues are vital. That’s our starting point for this series. The stories we’re sharing here demonstrate that local establishments hosting performances by local musicians should never be taken for granted— particularly in a post-pandemic world. When it comes to the Ark, you could argue that there’s been a dedicated constituency that has
The Truth About Human Trafficking: Local expert Bridgette Carr dispels common myths and offers real solutionsMay 21, 2020
The phrase “human trafficking” can conjure up terrifying images of teenage girls being snatched up at the local mall— a problematic misconception about the realities of human trafficking. Bridgette Carr, director of the University of Michigan Law Human Trafficking Clinic, explains that “buying into this type of narrative is harming those who are actual victims