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Posted Nov 14, 2018 By John Agar jagar@mlive.com GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A former inmate with HIV will receive $150,000 after he was given a harsher penalty for alleged sexual activity than a non-infected partner. The state agreed to change policy in assessing inmates with HIV, the proposed settlement says.

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Ex-inmate with HIV gets $150K for getting harsher punishment from prison

Posted Nov 14, 2018 By John Agar jagar@mlive.com GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A former inmate with HIV will receive $150,000 after he was given a harsher penalty for alleged sexual activity than a non-infected...
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2019 Ernie Reynolds Essay Contest

Entries Being Accepted for the 2019 Ernie Reynolds Memorial Essay Contest We are proud to, once again, hold our annual essay contest in honor of an outstanding disability rights advocate, Ernie...
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Substantiated Abuse & Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes...

‘Section 298' pilot programs move ahead

Crain's Detroit Business Jay Greene October 21, 2018 12:01 AM Crain’s panel explained different approaches to delivering and paying for care in behavioral health and physical health systems Progress...
Laurie Kondek, of Northville takes a photo with her son Samuel on their front porch on Friday, Sept. 28, 2019.(Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press)

Michigan's special education efforts near bottom in nation: U.S. report

If Laurie Kondek could fix what ails Michigan's special education system, it would be this: She would ensure that children like her Samuel — who is severely autistic and has several other ailments —...

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