Monique Stanton

Monique Stanton

Monique Stanton is the President and CEO of the Michigan League for Public Policy. Stanton comes to the League after working for CARE of Southeastern Michigan from 2008-2020, including eight years at its helm.


Monique Stanton: Increasing Michigan’s EITC will help working families and local businesses 

By: - January 17, 2023

On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her support for increasing the Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) — or as she referred to it, the Working Families Tax Credit — as a proven, bipartisan policy to put more money back in the pockets of working families and small businesses.  When paired with the federal […]


Column: The new Kids Count report underscores longstanding health needs in Michigan

By: - August 16, 2022

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we have been working since 1912 to improve public policy, including working on health care services, access and affordability. And this has been a big week for health issues and related data in Michigan.  On Aug. 8, the latest national Kids Count rankings were released by our partners […]


Monique Stanton: Carrying on the tradition of working for systemic change in Michigan

By: - May 10, 2022

This week, the Michigan League for Public Policy gathered with our colleagues, friends, partners and policymakers to celebrate our organization’s 110th anniversary, recognize where we have been and look ahead to where we are going. The volunteers who founded the League in 1912 saw a need for systemic change. They saw around them governments rife […]


Column: Income tax cut deserves a veto, because Michiganders deserve better

By: - March 16, 2022

The Michigan League for Public Policy understands the impact that policy change can have on the lives of Michigan residents. It was the catalyst in forming our organization 110 years ago, and it continues to drive us today as we work to improve opportunity for all Michiganders, regardless of race, place or income.  Past policy […]


Monique Stanton: We must continue to support Michiganders hit hardest by the pandemic

By: - February 15, 2022

As an organization that has been working to improve public policy for more than a century, we certainly have to adapt with the times.  From the Great Depression to the Great Recession, the influenza pandemic of 1918 to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 … 2021 … and now 2022, amidst our toughest of times, the […]