Health Care

FMLA Turns 21 While Congress Goes Out On Vacation

Yesterday marked the 21st anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It is also the first of five weeks Congress will spend on August recess. Certainly this doesn’t mean all of our elected officials are off lazing in the sunshine, but the Congressional August recess is, technically, the only paid leave policy in the […]


DNC2012: Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s Speech Revs Worker’s Engines

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s speech on Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention was by far one of the most popular speeches of the evening from within the arena. The crowd roared their approval as she delivered an enthusiastic defense of Barack Obama’s action to save the auto industry, and a scathing indictment of […]