“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.
More than 200,000 Detroit residents living below the poverty level struggle every day to avoid their own personal fiscal cliffs. When you grow up poor in Detroit, strategies must be developed to survive.
Renethia Jones’ two young children kids don’t yet understand that their mom is unemployed, may lose their home and can’t afford to buy Christmas presents.
People applying for cash welfare in Michigan will have to wait until after a three-week work readiness assessment to start getting benefits under a program that Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration announced Wednesday.
With less than two weeks until Christmas a request for help is going out from an agency dedicated to making sure needy families have a good holiday.