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DETROIT FREE PRESS: Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin bring the fight for living wage to Detroit and Ann Arbor

Speaking in character as a beleaguered waitress struggling to support her family, Lily Tomlin told a packed auditorium in Detroit, "Once, under a plate, a mean-spirited diner had the sense of humor to leave me a silver dollar pancake."

Said Tomlin with perfect timing, "I got a chuckle out of that and I had a quick snack, but it did not pay the bills."

The laughter was infectious, and so was the spirit of activism as Tomlin and her longtime friend and co-star, Jane Fonda, appeared together at Wayne State University...

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DETROIT NEWS: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin advocate for higher Mich. wages

Actress and native Detroiter Lily Tomlin knows what it’s like to be an underpaid, under-appreciated waitress.

“The only time I ever got a 20 percent tip was when a customer dropped a glass of water on my big toe and...

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M LIVE: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda visiting Ann Arbor, Detroit to call for higher wages

The One Fair Wage campaign aims to put the issue on the ballot in 2018. The goal is to raise Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2022, with tipped workers earning the same by 2024.

Tomlin and Fonda...

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ABC 7: Woman walking rescue puppy in Detroit surprised by Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin

Imagine you are walking a cute puppy when, only none other than Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin stop to admire it.

That’s what happened to Kristina Millman-Rinaldi in Detroit today. She posted on Facebook that the duet approached her and her rescue dog and stopped to admire. Millman-Rinaldi is the Executive Director of Dog Rescue.

The stars of “Grace and Frankie” have been touring Michigan promoting higher minimum wages in the state. They’re teaming up with One Fair Wage to bring the issue to the ballot in...

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FOX 17: Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for September 13

Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are touring the state, campaigning to increase the state’s minimum wage. They made their first stop at Kalamazoo College on Tuesday.

The “Grace and Frankie” co-starts are launching an initiative called the “One Fair Wage” which will raise the state’s minimum from $8.90 to $12 an hour by 2022, and increase the minimum wage for tipped staff in the restaurant industry from $3.38 an hour to $20 as well by 2024.

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WNEM 5: Celebrities join Michigan rally for hike in state’s minimum wage

‘I think that's more than fair with the way everything is right now,’ Dakotta Clark said.

Clark is thrilled to hear about an effort to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour. It's called the One Fair Wage...

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