Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"Tonight, we heard Gov. Rick Snyder lay out his vision for Michigan during his 2017 State of the State address. It’s a vision we’ve heard before, but the policies behind it continue to be out of touch and have led to larger income disparities across the state. His vision for lower taxes ended up cutting them for businesses while increasing them for seniors and our most vulnerable residents. His vision for less regulatory oversight and...

House Democratic Floor Leader state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) listens to Gov. Rick Snyder deliver the State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, on the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Oakland County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The five Oakland County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Oakland County.

“Michigan has a large to-do list, including properly funding our schools and roads and bringing good jobs back to our state,”...

House Democratic Floor Leader state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With her are friends and constituents Lynn Boza, Nancy and Diane Bauman, Sandy Catherman, Diane Hague, Terry Klenczar, John Depa, Tim Westfall, Priscilla Brouillette, Michael Michael Corkery, Steve and Michelle Artt, MaryLou Stropoli, Deborah and Gerald Goldberg and Karen Bolsen.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

LANSING — Incoming House Democratic Floor Leader-elect state Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) has chosen four assistant floor leaders for the 99th session of the Michigan House of Representatives. They are state Rep. LaTanya Garrett (D-Detroit), state Rep. Patrick Green (D-Warren), state Rep.-elect Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and state Rep.-elect Brian Elder (D-Bay City).

“I look forward to working with these assistant floor leaders as we advocate for an agenda that brings better wages to...

Thursday, December 15, 2016

LANSING — Members of the House Democratic Caucus voted in support of a new energy policy that would increase the renewable energy standard and provide utilities with incentives to become more energy efficient. The energy plan could lead to job growth in the renewable energy industry and lead to cheaper, more reliable energy for Michigan families and businesses.

“Michigan has needed a new, forward-looking energy policy for some time now, and this plan moves us...

Monday, December 12, 2016

ROYAL OAK — More than 800 progressive women from around the state gathered in Royal Oak for the Progressive Women of Michigan Summit on Saturday, where they listened to leading female elected officials and activists and committed to taking action to bring about pay equity, greater representation in government, gender equality and financial security for Michigan’s working families.

“Now, more than ever, it’s critically important that progressive women come together to fight for the changes...

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