Racial Equity

It is March 1, and we now have the sequester to ponder. Though we took a flying leap and have landed at the bottom, Congress can undo the sequester by replacing it with a more responsible and...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
Growing concerns about wealth inequality and the expanding racial wealth gap have in recent years become central to the debate over whether our nation is on a sustainable economic path. This report...
Economic Well-being
In the latest KIDS COUNT data snapshot on youth incarceration, the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that the rate of young people locked up because of trouble with the law dropped more than 40...
Policy
In 2011, the Michigan Legislature cut the state Earned Income Tax Credit from 20% of the federal EITC to 6%. That reduction is taking effect for the first time this tax season – and many taxpayers...
Economic Well-beingPolicy
As part of a tax package to reduce business taxes in 2011, the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit was cut 70%, resulting in tax increase for many low- and middle-income working families. The EITC...

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