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Michigan News

  • close up shot of hands holding your vote matter in front of polling or voting station - concept of responsibility and campaign.
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    In Michigan, anyone not serving a prison sentence is eligible to vote, although there are barriers often making it nearly impossible for those in jail pre- or mid-trial. They may not be fully aware of their voting rights, and lack internet access and the materials needed to learn about candidates and issues, or to register and cast a ballot.
  • Earned income tax credit form. Tax credit, deduction and tax ret
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    The latest county census data found Michigan's child poverty rate remains at 19%, and groups advocating for children and families say it is time to raise the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).