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Karen Holcomb-Merrill

Karen Holcomb-Merrill

Karen Holcomb-Merrill is Chief Operating Officer with the Michigan League for Public Policy. Previously, she was Public Policy Consultant for Tobacco-Free Michigan and Executive Director of Common Cause in Michigan for 14 years.

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Column: An investment in moms is an investment in Michigan

By: - May 25, 2022

Earlier this month, I celebrated Mother’s Day with two of our three sons and all four of our grandsons. While there was much joy on that day, I was thinking of the challenges that many moms in Michigan face. And the opportunities to improve things for moms and their kids in Michigan. We are in […]

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Karen Holcomb-Merrill: We must support our immigrant neighbors

By: - May 10, 2019

As a United Church of Christ minister and advocate with the Michigan League for Public Policy, I am given a daily opportunity to practice what I preach. And my two worlds have been particularly aligned lately, as I’ve had a few opportunities to represent my faith and my profession in standing up for and alongside […]