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Constituents deserve better

Our government leaders in Michigan have failed us. With massive unemployment since late March 2020, our unemployment system has not been available by telephone or text to those that are in dire need of their unemployment income to live. Numerous repeated cases have been reported where people cannot reach a live person at Michigan UIA but are met with a consistent busy signal and a disconnect on the phone. The same is true of trying to use the website to send a message. Many Michigan residents are having to wait 8-10 weeks to get a check and in the meantime they are suffering. Our governor has ignored pleas for help from her constituents. Why not open up some new jobs by hiring some of those laid off workers to work for the Michigan UIA. Fix the system and give your constituents the service they deserve. This complaint is data driven with plenty of facts to back it up. Pamela D. Coultis Redford

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We provide a quality monthly news product unrivaled in this part of Oakland. For most in the local communities, we have arrived at your doorstep at no charge and we would like to keep it that way, so your support is important.

 

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