“This is an unthinkable tragedy. Rachel was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, wife and friend. She was devoted to her family,” read the statement.
Jacobs, who left the state Senate in 2010 to work with the Michigan League for Human Services, has flown to the East Coast, but has yet to receive any information on her daughter.
“Even in its best year – 40 percent goes to nothing related to the roads – it doesn’t repair our roads.”
On average, caucasian women are paid only 77 percent of what men are paid; and for women of color, the gap is significantly wider.
A new law signed Tuesday by Governor Rick Snyder will limit the time a Michigan resident can receive welfare.