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Coalition urges Trott to oppose EPA budget cuts in Trump budget

Organizers speak out against the 'Dirty Budget' of the EPA - Daniella Atkinson speaks out against the budget congress is proposing for the EPA and urges Rep. Dave Trott to support the EPA's mission....

Michigan elections board clears group to proceed with drive for 2018 ballot.

Contessa Washington, a 37-year-old from Pontiac who is a volunteer with the group Mothering Justice......

Redistricting, sick leave, pot petitions approved

The group will not immediately begin collecting signatures. Organizer Danielle Atkinson, founding director of the group Mothering Justice, said she’ll discuss the effort in more detail next month....

Michigan OKs redistricting, paid sick-time ballot drives

She said she needed a job "that I can come to and not feel that I'm pulled from being a mother for coming to work every day," especially when someone in her family becomes ill. She now works part time...

Letter: Let workers earn paid sick time

When I missed work, I had to use days that would normally be used for vacation and I quickly exhausted them. This led me to receive write-ups that put me on the brink of losing my job....

What to know about Michigan’s 2018 ballot drives

MI Time to Care says 1.7 million Michigan workers in the private sector work without the ability to earn paid sick time to care for themselves or family members....