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  • MI voting group fights disinformation

    Chrystal Blair, Michigan Information News Connection|Jun 20, 2024

    As the 2024 presidential elections approach, the nonpartisan Michigan League of Women Voters is intensifying its efforts to combat disinformation through its Democracy Truth Project. The initiative aims to equip people with tools needed to evaluate media content. The League has teamed up with the Detroit Public Library to disseminate educational resources across various platforms, including social media. Paula Bowman, co-president of the Michigan League of Women Voters, said the group wants peop...

  • Doctors: Nation's health care system can only be improved through voting

    Farah Siddiqi, Michigan News Connection|Jan 4, 2024

    Voting is not only good for democracy, it is also good for your health, according to one of the nation's largest medical associations. The American College of Physicians said voting empowers people to engage with their community, while ballot initiatives and elected officials determine just how well the health care system works. Dr. Omar Atiq, president of the American College of Physicians, said voters ultimately determine peoples' access to health care services and physicians' ability to...