- ACLU of Michigan plans to fight anti-abortion measures Merissa Kovach, a Michigan Political Leadership Program alum and policy strategist for ACLU, is quoted on Michigan Radio about the group’s preparatory measures to protect constitutional rights to an abortion.
- Grant to help Bay City and Bay County to recycle old electronics MPLP alum and state Rep. Brian Elder encourages recycling initiatives as Bay County receives a grant to promote recycling “e-waste.”
- People rally against Michigan’s auto no fault law at the Capitol State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, an MPLP alumni, defends changes made to Michigan’s new auto-insurance law as protesters rally against benefit cuts.
- Secretary of State Unveils Automatic Voter Registration Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, also an MPLP graduate, unveils a new policy that allows automatic voter registration in Michigan.
- Michigan law Limiting Ballot Drives Unconstitutional Court Rules Bridge Magazine writes a Michigan Court of Claims ruling that a new law – making ballot drives more difficult for citizens – is unconstitutional. The Michigan Legislature had sued Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for not enforcing the law. She is a graduate of MPLP, a program at the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research.
- House Committee Hears Arguments On Tampon Tax Elimination State Rep. and MPLP alum Brian Elder quoted discussing House testimony on “tampon tax” elimination.
- Red State Blues Reveals How Political Parties Haven't Changed Polices MSU Today interviews IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann about his latest book, Red State Blues.
- Gov. Whitmer Makes Appointments to Michigan Women’s Commission, Announces New Executive Director Former MPLP Administrator Cheryl Bergman is appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the Executive Director of Michigan Women’s Commission