Michigan scientists said it’s early, but as of now, there isn’t enough evidence to confirm or deny any possible link between the rise in Legionnaires Disease in Genesee county and the water crisis in Flint. Continue reading
Michigan’s Junior U.S. Senator is leading a new push at the federal level to fight back against human trafficking.
According to the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force human trafficking is the third largest criminal enterprise in the world. This is right behind selling illegal guns and selling drugs. Continue reading
Human trafficking is prevalent — in large cities — in rural areas.
We often hear “quiet rural towns are a great place to raise kids.” But for some children, rural does not mean safe.
Think human trafficking doesn’t exist in your zipcode? Think again.
That’s the message behind an awareness event in Saginaw County Feb. 11.
Advocates against human trafficking said, often people think of trafficking as a distant problem. But, they said, trafficking is everywhere, and they hope to inform residents- starting in Freeland.
According to the 2013 State of Michigan Report on Human Trafficking, officials don’t know how many people are trafficked in the state. Continue reading
Slavery has been abolished, but state officials say for all practical purposes it is still around today in the form of human trafficking.
New laws take effect in Michigan next week to increase punishments for trafficking. Continue reading