News From Leader Greimel

Friday, September 9, 2016

“I’m grateful — but not surprised — that the U.S. Supreme Court denied state Attorney General Bill Schuette’s appeal to the law banning straight-ticket voting before the November election. It’s shocking to me that House Republicans refuse to protect the rights of Michigan residents and instead try to make voting more difficult for voters in Michigan. The U.S. Supreme Court did the right thing in denying his request and preserving the option to vote straight-ticket...

Thursday, September 1, 2016

“The decision from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals today means that Michigan voters will keep the option to vote a straight ticket in November. This is a victory for Michigan citizens, who would have faced long lines and increased wait times at voting places had House Republicans succeeded in their efforts to discourage voting. Michiganders have always wanted the option to use straight-ticket voting, and have said so at the voting booth twice before....

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

“I’m grateful that the appeals court has decided to preserve straight-ticket voting in Michigan, and I'm hopeful that this decision will hold through the November election. Michigan voters have valued the option to vote a straight-ticket ballot for more than 100 years, including voting to keep it in a 2001 statewide referendum, and getting rid of it was simply a Republican political move to make voting more difficult and time-consuming. We should commit to making...

Monday, June 27, 2016

“I am pleased to see the Supreme Court strike down key provisions of a Texas law that placed substantial burdens on women seeking the full range of health care options in their state. Women deserve to be able to make personal health care decisions, in consultation with their doctors and their families, free from outside influence. I will always stand on the side of women having full control of their bodies, and I hope that...

Monday, June 27, 2016

“I am pleased to see the Supreme Court strike down key provisions of a Texas law that placed substantial burdens on women seeking the full range of health care options in their state. Women deserve to be able to make personal health care decisions, in consultation with their doctors and their families, free from outside influence. I will always stand on the side of women having full control of their bodies, and I hope that...

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