- Are Black and Hispanic Students Identified for Special Education Too Often or Not Enough? Maybe It's Both IPPSR Affiliated Faculty Member Scott Imberman comments on his study that provides evidence for an existing disproportionality in special education based on race and ethnicity.
- In the Era of Trump, Michigan Political Map is Changing. Here's How Suzy Avery, co-director of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University, explains Michigan voters and their willingness to split their tickets.
- Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Expands Appointment Option to Every Branch Office MPLP alum and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson offered a solution to long wait times by offering residents the option to schedule an appointment at branch offices.
- Schools with vaccine waiver rates of more than 5% would have to post data Publicly under House bill MPLP alum and Rep. Brian Elder introduced a bill requiring schools with low vaccine rates to post data publicly in response to the recent measles outbreak in southeast Michigan.
- Michigan Legislature Passes Auto Insurance Reform Bill MPLP alum and Rep. Ann Bolin reviews auto insurance reforms and their impact.
- Gov. Whitmer signs bills to parole medically frail prisoners for treatment MPLP alum and Rep. Tyrone Carter sponsors a bill allowing the Michigan Department of Corrections to parole seriously ill and medically frail prisoners.
- Supreme Court issues stay, stops redrawing of Michigan's legislative maps MPLP alum and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson comments on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling stay of a lower court order requiring the state Legislature to redraw at least 34 districts ahead of the 2020 election.
- Michigan Car Insurance Bill Signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Significant changes to Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system are coming, but some Democratic lawmakers are questioning the route ahead. MPLP alum and state Sen. Jeremy Moss suggests that lawmakers work on maintaining and crafting affordable coverage.
- Drastic Change to Michigan No-Fault Auto Insurance Would Reduce Annual Bill The changes to Michigan’s auto insurance are historic, but some lawmakers don’t think they go far enough. MPLP alum and state Sen. Sylvia Santana called for an end to the use of gender in setting insurance rates.