News From Rep. Pagan

Friday, June 16, 2017

LANSING — Several Democratic members of the House and Senate in conjunction with the Progressive Women’s Caucus today introduced a package of bills that would reinstate and protect a woman’s right to reproductive health care. The legislation — sponsored by Reps. Pam Faris (D-Clio), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), Christine Greig (D‐Farmington Hills), Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), Leslie Love (D-Detroit), and Sens. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) and Curtis Hertel Jr. (D–East Lansing) — would help Michigan women who have been hurt by restrictive laws that make access to reproductive health care services...

State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) speaks at a press conference at the state Capitol on June 13, 2017, announcing legislation that would reinstate and protect a woman’s right to reproductive health care, sponsored by members of the Progressive Women’s Caucus and several Democratic members of the House and Senate. From left to right are state Rep. Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak), state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing), state Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor), Pagan and state Rep. Tom Cochran (D-Mason).
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....

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