News From Rep. Pagan

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LANSING — Wayne County-based members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus were ceremonially sworn in to serve in the Michigan House of Representatives for the 99th Legislature in 2017-18. The seven Greater Wayne County Democratic representatives said that their priorities in office will mirror those of the working families, seniors and students of Southeast Michigan.

“Michigan government needs to get back to serving the people and communities of this state, not wealthy special interests and...

State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) takes the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing. With her are her parents, Nick and Kathy Pagan, and her partner, Karl Lopata.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

CANTON — State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) is announcing the 2017 schedule for her monthly coffee hours. Rep. Pagan invites residents to join her to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how she can best represent and address the needs of her constituents.

Starting this month, Rep. Pagan will continue to host her regularly scheduled coffee hours on:

  • The fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Panera Bread, 41950 Ford Road in Canton.
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Monday, December 12, 2016

ROYAL OAK — More than 800 progressive women from around the state gathered in Royal Oak for the Progressive Women of Michigan Summit on Saturday, where they listened to leading female elected officials and activists and committed to taking action to bring about pay equity, greater representation in government, gender equality and financial security for Michigan’s working families.

“Now, more than ever, it’s critically important that progressive women come together to fight for the changes...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) expressed her strong opposition to Gov. Rick Snyder’s decision to appeal a Court of Appeals ruling that would return a 3 percent retirement health care contribution to teachers and other public school employees. This court decision would return more than $550 million withheld from school employees’ paychecks to fund the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS). Pagan called on the governor to re-evaluate his decision and end...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

LANSING — House Democrats resoundingly rejected the state omnibus budget tonight because it fails the families, seniors and students of Michigan. Rather than putting the people of Michigan first, it cuts vital programs and spends $3 million for additional state defense costs related to legal liabilities stemming from the Flint water crisis.

“I would have been happy to vote for a bill that matched the needs of the working families, seniors and young people of...