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Month: May 2016 (page 2 of 2)

Michigan Ranks 26th in Income Growth

The combined sum of all income received by all Americans was $12.2 trillion in 2010. It was the end of what many economists consider the worst decade for the American economy since the 1930s. During the Great Recession GDP growth slowed to a crawl, and unemployment climbed to levels not seen in decades. Starting in […]

Michigan is the 13th Most Dangerous State

Violent crime has become less common in the United States in recent years. Since 1995, the incidence of violent crime has decreased by nearly half, from 685 incidents per 100,000 Americans, to 366 incidents per 100,000 Americans today. While the nation is becoming safer as a whole, in many states, violent crime is far more […]

Wayne is the County Going the Most Hungry in Michigan

Food is a basic need that many people take for granted. Yet, 48 million Americans face limited access to adequate amounts of nutritious food. Many who are food insecure rely on food stamps and on cheap, unhealthy food options. Food insecurity is a major problem in the United States, one that would cost an estimated […]

University of Michigan is State’s Largest Employer

A diverse array of companies is essential for a state to maintain a stable and healthy labor market. Some companies, however, impact a state’s economy and labor market far more than others. In almost every case, a state’s government is its largest employer. However, government employment is spread across various organizations. In each state, there […]

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