New census bureau figures show nearly half of all Americans are barely scraping by on earnings that classify them as either living in poverty or as low-income — the highest total ever.
A couple of incumbent Democrat Congressmen are campaigning in a re-drawn district for the first time.
The number of people in the U.S. living in poverty in 2010 rose for the fourth year in a row, while Michigan’s poor got younger.
The community of Pleasant Ridge is among America’s top 10 cities for same-sex couples, with 60 per 1,000 according to new figures from the Census Bureau.
The days of families, like those depicted on TV in the 60’s are long gone.
Two Democratic incumbents representing southeast Michigan in Congress will be tossed into the same district for the 2012 election under legislation signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.
The State Senate has voted to lower the population threshold in Detroit so the city can continue collecting higher income and utility taxes.
Legislation crucial to keeping Detroit financially afloat have passed the Michigan House.
The number of empty homes and vacant rental properties grew by nearly 50 percent in Michigan over the past decade.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s appeal for permission to continue the City’s Income and Utility taxes has been met with mixed reviews among Republican lawmakers in Lansing.