20th Anniversary of Welfare Deform

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the disastrous Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act — aka, welfare reform. On August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law legislation to “change welfare as we knew…



MWRO and FWW support Rep Conyers Water Act

Please read the following press release from Food and Water Watch about Water Act legislation to address the nation’s water infrastructure crisis. “Thousands of households in Detroit have lost access to water service because many…





Blog post: The Truth Hurts

By Maureen D. Taylor State Chair, MWRO Well, it appears as if the cat is out of the bag, to no one’s surprise.  Once “democracy” in MI was shot and killed in 2011, our right…




Position Paper on Flint Water Crisis

MWRO’s POSITION PAPER ON THE FLINT WATER CRISIS: The Consequences of Corporate Control, Austerity and Emergency Management. Maureen D. Taylor, State Chair The crisis that is flowing through the streets of Flint, MI has galvanized…