While some factors related to education and health improved for the state’s nearly 2.5 million children over the past few years, economic security declined.
Some citywide behavioral bans prohibit sleeping in public, begging in public, loitering, sitting or lying down in public spaces, food sharing and sleeping in vehicles, among other behaviors.
The compromise was struck a day before a committee turns in petition signatures for a higher minimum wage hike.
Oakland County executives are disputing the numbers in a report from Lighthouse of Oakland County — that says poverty is on the rise.
“Everyone deserves it. Everyone deserves appropriate justice,” the governor said.
A bill approved by the Senate creates an independent, permanent state commission to establish standards designed to ensure effective counsel is given to low-income defendants.
Frank Boudon and Jason Ji address President Barack Obama in the video– asking him to help alleviate poverty in the nation.
A new study indicates that the level of poverty seen throughout the world is decreasing, with Earth’s poorest denizens experiencing less poverty than the lowest economic echelons of the past.
It’s cold outside, which is why it’s so important people lucky enough to have warm homes donate to the annual THAW campaign, which provides life-saving heat for those in metro Detroit who could otherwise go without.
The number of Michigan children living in poverty soared to more than a half-million by 2011 as many families in the state continue to face low wages, unemployment and cuts in social programs, according to a new report released Thursday.