Push Continues To Fix Michigan's Indigent DefenseAlmost five years have passed since a study showed poor criminal defendants are routinely processed through Michigan's justice system without ever speaking to an attorney in violation of the Constitution.
New Program To Improve Poor's Access To MedicineDetails of a new national program to improve how the uninsured receive prescription medication are expected to be released in Detroit.
Poverty Continues To Rise In U.S., Now 15.1%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.
Gov To Campaign For Higher Michigan Bond RatingThe state lost its top AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor's back in 2003, and years of bad economic news limited its ability to improve its ranking with any of the three major agencies that rate state debt.
Local Church Needs Help Feeding Poor On Thanksgiving
Suburbs Take Hit As U-S Poverty Climbs In Downturn
Census: Record Gap Between Rich And Poor
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Mich. Court Dismisses Suit Over Lawyers For Poor