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Bill Schuette gets a lot of press coverage. From his loyalty to corporate donors like Betsy DeVos to his use of public resources to further his political career, his record has been widely covered in the media – after all, he’s been in elected office for over 30 years. But you might not know as […]
As the Trump administration continues to advocate for questionable tariffs and trade wars with China, the blue-collar, white voters who put him over the top in 2016 stand to lose the most. Sadly, this shouldn’t come as a complete surprise given it comes from a man who orchestrated major tax cuts for the wealthy in […]
Here in the Great Lakes state, water has always been a source of pride. While many political issues prove divisive, one thing Michiganders can all agree on is that protecting our Great Lakes and ensuring everyone has access to clean drinking water should be important priorities for our elected officials. Unfortunately, Republicans have had total […]
At a time when many public officials are working to undermine the voice of voters through gerrymandering and restrictive voting laws, city clerks in Lansing and Detroit are doing the opposite. While Michigan law does not provide opportunities for early voting, these public officials go out of their way every election season to make voting […]
Since Justice Anthony Kennedy’s recent retirement, the battle for control of the U.S. Supreme Court has taken center-stage in many political conversations. President Trump’s nominee to replace him, Brett Kavanaugh, falls to Kennedy’s right and would undoubtedly shift the court in a more conservative direction. Democrats in the Senate have promised to do everything they […]
The way our democracy is meant to work is simple. We, the voters, elect candidates whose values align with ours. They, being good and faithful public servants, work hard to fight for our well-being. Unfortunately, the influence of money and corporate donors undermines that process. This problem is especially bad here in Michigan, which ranks […]