News From Rep. Pagan

Friday, January 26, 2018

LANSING — State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) introduced legislation today as part of the “Teachers for Michigan” education plan — a 21st-century overhaul of the state’s K-12 schools — designed to prepare the best, attract the brightest and retain the finest Michigan educators. House and Senate Democrats held a press conference today to announce the bills.

“Ensuring our students succeed starts with ensuring they have great educators in every classroom. Making Michigan a top-10 education...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

LANSING — Tonight, Gov. Rick Snyder gave his final State of the State address. In response, state Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) issued the following statement:

“We heard the governor talk about education tonight, but we need action, not just promises. Once again, another education study showed we are underfunding education in Michigan by as much as $2,000 per student. We will never be taken seriously as the comeback state until we fully fund our public...

State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) attended tonight’s State of the State address with her guest, constituent Lori Goldman, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at the state Capitol in Lansing.
Thursday, January 18, 2018

LANSING — Members of the Progressive Women’s Caucus introduced House Resolution 229 and Senate Resolution 121 today in recognition of the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade on Jan. 22, 1973. The court set precedent when it ruled that the U.S. Constitution safeguards a woman’s right to make her own medical decisions, and that government should not intrude in the most private and personal family matters.

“This historic ruling 45 years...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

LANSING —US Ecology’s Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant and landfill in Van Buren Township is seeking to expand its hazardous waste storage and treatment capacities, conduct treatment outside of its treatment tanks, and add two new waste streams for the treatment of dioxins and wastes containing sulfides. In response to the request, state Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) issued the following statement encouraging residents to submit comment to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:

“This issue...

Monday, January 15, 2018

CANTON — State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) will hold her first of two coffee hours for the month of January on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Canton Administration Building, 1150 S. Canton Center Road. Please note this coffee hour will be meeting in Room C of the Canton Administration Building this month.

Rep. Pagan’s second coffee hour for the month of January will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m....