Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Understanding and improving lgbtq+ health IPPSR Affiliate Professor Hui Liu comments on her research that studies the relationship between the LGBTQ+ community and health outcomes.
- By connecting people to resources, shared mobility boosts quality of life IPPSR Affiliate Shelia Cotten as a medical sociologist quoted on how mobility issues for aging adults, disabled people and children is a critical obstacle when it comes to healthcare
- Paula Herbart: Turning around schools starts with Whitmer's budget Paula Herbart, president of the Michigan Education Association, shares the findings of IPPSR Affiliate David Arsen’s new report on education funding in Michigan
- Under Gov. Whitmer, Will Michigan’s LGBTQ Residents Get Legal Protection? State Sen. and MPLP Alum Jeremy Moss outlines his efforts in expanding the state’s Civil Rights law to include LGBTQ protections.
- Michigan Lawmaker wants State to Consider Toll Roads State Rep. and MPLP Alum Ann Bollin offered an amendment that would direct Michigan Department of Transportation to study toll roads in Michigan.
- Gov. Whitmer Surprises Saginaw Career Complex Student with Special Tribute, Talks School Funding State Sen. and MPLP Alum Ken Horn presented a special tribute, along with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at Saginaw Career Complex while talking school funding.
- House committee mulls financial disclosure requirements for Michigan officeholders Secretary of State and MPLP alum Jocelyn Benson provides support to the proposed financial disclosure legislation.
- If Moderates Are Electable, Why Are Ideologues Winning? IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann focuses on the debate on the electability of moderates on the podcast “Science of Politics” produced for the Niskanen Center.
- Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote Secretary of State and MPLP alum Jocelyn Benson begins to make efforts to allow college students to vote on the basis of their college addresses.”