News From Rep. Pagan

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

LANSING — April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers held a press conference at the state Capitol to encourage education, awareness and community involvement to help prevent sexual violence and create a safer environment for everyone.

“Sexual violence is a widespread, intolerable crime that impacts women, children and men of all racial, cultural and economic backgrounds,” said state Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton). “It is a...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and Bill Sowerby (D-Clinton Township) joined members of the Oil and Water Don’t Mix coalition at a press conference today calling for the termination of the easement that allows Line 5 to operate on the public bottomlands. Rep. Rabhi introduced House Resolution 51, which urges Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette to close the Enbridge Line 5 pipelines that...

Friday, April 14, 2017

LANSING — State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) was joined by special guest U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) for a town hall at Belleville High School on Thursday. Rep. Pagan and Congresswoman Dingell discussed the federal health care proposal, in addition to several federal budget proposals and how they would impact the hardworking people of Michigan. Following these discussions, the legislators took questions from the audience.

“With all the changes happening under the new administration, I...

From right, State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) listens while U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) speaks during a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Belleville High School as Timothy Michling of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan and Ezinne Ndukwe of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation also listen.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LANSING — Members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus will be holding a series of listening tour town halls throughout the state of Michigan in the coming weeks in order to hear state residents express their top concerns about our state. The “This is Your House” listening tour events kicked off with a town hall event hosted by state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) yesterday, and eight more events will take place through April 17....

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason) and Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) introduced legislation today to financially strengthen working families in Michigan by revitalizing the Earned Income Tax Credit. The EITC is a refundable tax credit available to low- and middle-income individuals to offset taxes that are paid on wages. Cochran’s bill would restore the state ETIC to 20 percent of the federal level, and Pagan’s bill would raise it to 25 percent. State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) joins Cochran and...

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