Cooney and Shaefer: Pandemic shows government matters

April 4, 2021 Bridge Michigan

Patrick Cooney and Luke Shaefer write an opinion for Bridge Michigan. "While a lot of people are hurting right now, we have also found the data tell a pretty simple story: when government acts to buffer families by stabilizing their finances, hardship falls," they write. "Without that aid, in the face of a still-struggling economy, hardship increases."

Read the full opinion in Bridge Michigan here