News From Rep. Pagan

Friday, May 22, 2015

My regularly scheduled coffee hour on the fourth Monday of every month will be canceled this upcoming Monday, in observance of Memorial Day. However, I encourage you to join me tomorrow, Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at Leo’s Coney Island, 9624 Belleville Road in Belleville.

If you can't make it, don't worry. I will continue holding bi-monthly coffee hours and other events around the area. You may also contact my office by phone or email...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

“Today I voted no on House Bill 4052, a bill that would prohibit a local governmental body from adopting or enforcing an ordinance or local policy that regulates the relationship between an employer and its employees or potential employees. This bill limits the ability of locally elected officials to do their job well and serve the people of our community. Under this bill, municipalities that want to attract talent and promote fair labor practices will...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

State Reps. Kurt Heise (R-Plymouth Township) and Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) welcomed Plymouth-Canton Community Schools (PCCS) Marching Band directors and the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade President to the Michigan House in recognition of the band’s selection to participate in the 2016 Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif. Pictured from left: Former state Rep. John Stewart; PCCS Associate Band Director Jonathan Thomann; Rep. Heise; Ann Matthiessen; Tournament of Roses President Mike Matthiessen; Rep. Pagan; and PCCS...

From left: Former state Rep. John Stewart; PCCS Associate Band Director Jonathan Thomann; Rep. Heise; Ann Matthiessen; Tournament of Roses President Mike Matthiessen; Rep. Pagan; and PCCS Band Director David Armbruster.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

LANSING – Calling for a Michigan that is welcoming and fair to all of its citizens, members of the House and Senate Democratic caucuses today urged an update of the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) that will protect Michiganders from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Placing LGBT Michiganders under the protections of the ELCRA will give them the same protections that already exist for Michiganders on the basis of religion,...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

“Today I voted against the school omnibus budget because at the end of the day, this budget widens the funding gap between school districts, not closes it. By placing a priority on funding for-profit charter schools and cyber schools over our traditional public schools, we leave a majority of our kids behind. While school districts struggle to pass operating budgets that rely completely on state funding, we must take a closer look at how Proposal...

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