Category: Justice

a shadow of a person pointing a gun at another person

Gun rights supporters call it a power grab, despite the fact the declaration doesn’t change gun rules.

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

Protesters called on the university to do more to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

an industrial paper mill

A foul odor on Kalamazoo’s northside is leading people to question tax breaks for the business causing it.

a map of Michigan showing congressional districts

The new Congressional map for Michigan would leave some districts without incumbents while others duke it out in overlapping districts.

a map of proposed state senate districts in Michigan

The proposed boundaries still favor the GOP, but could split things more evenly.

a homeless encampment

City officials plan to shut down the long-running Ampersee encampment, but protestors ask “Where will they go?”

A paper ballot in an envelope.

With redistricting battles over, Voters Not Politicians is training its sights on voting rights.

two children in face masks

Two anchors of pandemic relief are coming to an end. That could spell trouble for families already struggling.

a group of Afghan refugees

Area churches need donations to support incoming families.

a help wanted sign in a restaurant window

More than 500K Michiganders will loose their unemployment benefits next week as federal payments expire.