News From Rep. Pagan

Monday, September 18, 2017

DETROIT — State Reps. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Darrin Camilleri (D-Brownstown Township), Kristy Pagan (D-Canton), and Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) introduced a package of bills today to aid in creating healthy school environments to help students learn and grow. The seven bills would help schools improve the health and wellness of students and staff, reduce their environmental impact and energy costs and address environmental and sustainability literacy. The legislators also announced the creation of the Better...

Friday, June 30, 2017

                “Today, I commend Gov. Rick Snyder for vetoing one of the most blatantly political bills the Legislature has ever considered. The ‘Choose Life’ license plate would have used state resources to raise funds for an expressly political and ideologically-driven organization; an organization that does not provide health care nor medically-accurate information or services, and has been proven to use deceptive tactics to lure women with false or...

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...

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