Recent Updates

Latest Numbers on Medicaid Enrollment

State officials say Michigan’s expanded Medicaid plan is now providing coverage to nearly 86,000 people since it launched April 1. As of Tuesday afternoon, Michigan received over 54,000 applications and enrolled about 32,000 Michiganders into the Healthy Michigan Plan. The difference represents those with applications that are pending confirmation, others …

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Is College Affordable?

A survey in Michigan says that while 96% of Michiganders believe attending college is at least “somewhat important,” more than 67% disagree with those who say college is reasonable affordable. The survey was conducted by the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University for the Michigan …

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Broadband Use Increases in MI

An organization made up of industry, community organizations and state regulators says that broadband internet connections in Michigan is running ahead of the national average, with 79% of households subscribing to broadband service last year. That’s a 13% increase over 2010 according to Connect Michigan. A recent Pew Research Center …

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