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Victories in Lame Duck By Sam Inglot Thanks to constant pressure from progressives across the state, the damage done by the Republican Legislature was mitigated to a few smaller bills. While these bills headed for Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk won’t radically change our state individually, they do present hurdles on the track to a more […]
Thankfully, Lame Duck is heading into its final week. Traditionally, lame duck is when we’ve seen the worst of the worst legislation pass such as Right to Work and rape insurance. This year, it’s been tamer, but we have to stay vigilant because the 2015 legislature will be redder and even more conservative. TWIP Clips: […]
Lame Duck has officially gotten out of control and we’re getting loud about it. This Week in PM Blogging: Thou Doth Protest the Protests Protests are disruptive by nature. That’s why they work. Don’t Mess With Our Elections Rigging the Electoral College? Not on our watch. Lame Duck Legislative Update Controversial laws often fly under […]
Sandwiched between busy holiday seasons, Michigan’s lame duck session can often go overlooked, but it’s during this time — and all the distractions that come with it — that some of our most controversial laws have come to pass. Rape insurance? Lame duck. Right to Work? Lame duck. A lot can happen in lame duck […]
We’re live-blogging the Elections and Ethics Committee hearing. Watch the hearing here and stay tuned for our updates. Just b/c the committee meeting is over doesn’t mean you can’t speak out on HB5974. Sign our petition: http://t.co/ecPB1TownD #MiLameDuck — Progress Michigan (@ProgressMich) December 2, 2014 On opposition, Lyons says: We have the authority to do this. #MiLameDuck — […]
On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks was tired. She was tired after a long day at work and tired of being treated like a second-class citizen in her own community. Without much planning, she decided to stay in her seat (yes, it was her seat) when told, not asked, to move to the back of […]