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Schuette’s Toxic Legacy

Schuette’s Toxic Legacy

In a state where water contamination is a growing crisis, threats to our Great Lakes go unchecked, and corporate interests lobby to dump pollution into our air and water, people are rightly concerned about the records and proposed policies of those seeking higher office. Throughout the last year, Attorney General Bill Schuette’s record on the […]

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Tom Leonard is Not Fit to Lead

When we picture the attorney general our state needs, we think of someone honest and dependable, someone with a proven track record of standing up for the people of Michigan. Republican House Speaker Tom Leonard doesn’t exactly live up to that expectation. During his career in our legislature, Tom Leonard has supported and helped pass […]

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Schuette’s Auto Insurance Problem

Schuette’s Auto Insurance Problem It’s not news to anyone that Michigan has the highest auto insurance rates in the country.  But what may be a surprise is Bill Schuette’s record of supporting policies that jack up auto insurance rates for Michigan’s working families, especially in urban areas. Bill Schuette released an ad saying he would […]


Tom Leonard’s Dereliction of Duty

On Saturday, Michigan Republicans rejected Tonya Schuitmaker and selected Speaker of the House Tom Leonard as their nominee for Michigan Attorney General. One of the main duties of Attorney General is to hold the powerful accountable by launching investigations to protect the people of Michigan. In light of his nomination it’s important to look at […]