News From Rep. Pagan

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

“Michigan ranks dead last in ethics and transparency, receiving an ‘F’ rating from the independent Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity. Yet this week, the Republican majority accelerated the legislative process to allow more secret campaign contributions into our elections. Senate Bills 335 and 336 allow candidates for office to solicit unlimited contributions to independent expenditure committees, or ‘super PACs,’ to coordinate with the candidate seeking office. This means the same candidate can reach...

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).

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