Tuesday, June 28, 2016

LANSING — The U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that struck down sweeping anti-abortion laws in Texas should result in the repeal of similar laws in Michigan, members of the Michigan Progressive Women’s Caucus said today. In particular, the new Supreme Court ruling calls into question laws that attempt to regulate women’s health centers out of business while claiming the onerous restrictions are needed to protect women’s health, even though abortion is far safer than many...

Thursday, June 2, 2016

LANSING — State Representatives Winnie Brinks (D-Grand Rapids), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak) voted against House Bill 5677 and House Joint Resolution MM as they left the House Workforce and Talent Development Committee today. The bill removes workplace protections for civil servants and makes it easier to fire them for mistakes made by their superiors, setting them up to be political scapegoats.

“This legislation makes it easier to fire a low-level...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

LANSING — Four lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives introduced benefit corporation legislation yesterday to bring new entrepreneurship and investment opportunities to Michigan. A benefit corporation, also known as a B-corp, is a type of for-profit corporation that focuses on positive social and environmental impact in addition to more traditional goals, such a maximizing shareholder profits.

Members of the Talent and Place Legislative Caucus, state Representatives Hank Vaupel (R-Fowlerville), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), David...

Friday, May 27, 2016

LANSING — Four lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives introduced benefit corporation legislation yesterday to bring new entrepreneurship and investment opportunities to Michigan. A benefit corporation, also known as a B-corp, is a type of for-profit corporation that focuses on positive social and environmental impact in addition to more traditional goals, such a maximizing shareholder profits.

Members of the Talent and Place Legislative Caucus, state Representatives Hank Vaupel (R-Fowlerville), Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills), David...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS — State Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) will host a town hall on Saturday, May 21, at Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. 11 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. Sign-in and hospitality will be open from 10-10:30 a.m., with the town hall taking place from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Topics for the town hall include the ongoing state budget process and proposals to reform the Detroit Public Schools.

“My town halls give everyone in our...

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