News From Leader Greimel

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...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

“Today, I was grateful for the opportunity to support a resolution honoring the late Curtis Hertel Sr., a former Speaker of the House and father of current state Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. In an era where partisanship runs higher than ever, it’s important to remember a time when our state was co-led by Hertel, who shared the speaker’s gavel when the House was evenly split by party. Hertel led through cooperation and compromise, helping to...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

“The Senate passed a plan for the Detroit Public Schools debt issue that would solve many of the problems facing the district and would benefit students in the short-term and long-term. I’m hopeful leadership in the House will hold a vote on the Senate plan, which has strong bipartisan support from a majority of Democrats. House Democrats are in favor of the Senate plan because it puts more dollars in classrooms and retains and attracts...

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