News From Rep. Pagan

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

“I wholeheartedly support the State Board of Education’s continued discussion over a draft guidance to make students feel safe and welcome in Michigan schools. Allowing young people to use the name, pronouns and restrooms that conform to their gender identity is a move in the right direction. Continuing to advocate for inclusive policies like these will attract and retain young professionals and families. Which is why, today, I did not support the amendment offered during...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

LANSING — During the month of March, state Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) will be visiting schools throughout Canton, Belleville and Van Buren Township to help celebrate March is Reading Month. On Friday, she read to classrooms at Bentley Elementary School and Miller Elementary School, and on Monday, she was at Edgemont Elementary and Canton Charter Academy. She will be continuing her visits with stops at Tyler Elementary, Crescent International Academy, Walker-Winter Elementary School, Dodson Elementary...

State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) reads to second- and third-grade students at Bentley Elementary School.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) joined with the Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus today for a presentation on Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American who refused to go to an internment camp during World War II. Karen Korematsu, executive director of the Korematsu Institute and daughter of Mr. Korematsu, attended the presentation to serve on a panel of other experts in Asian Pacific American topics.

“As a member of the Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus,...

State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) is pictured with Karen Korematsu, executive director of the Korematsu Institute and daughter of Fred Korematsu.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

LANSING — Despite Gov. Rick Snyder’s assurances to the contrary in tonight’s State of the State address, middle-class families have struggled under five years of leadership from Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-led Legislature, Wayne County Democratic representatives said Tuesday night. Rather than doubling down on Snyder’s failed agenda, the representatives said it’s time to create a Michigan that works for school kids, college students, families, seniors and small-business owners who are being left behind...

State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) attended the 2016 State of the State address at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, with special guest Adrienne Quinn, a teacher at Discovery Middle School.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

LANSING — State Representative Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) will be continuing her twice-monthly coffee hours in 2016. Rep. Pagan’s public coffee hours will be held on the fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Panera Bread, 41950 Ford Road in Canton, and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at Leo’s Coney Island, 9624 Belleville Road in Belleville.

Rep. Pagan is committed to working with the people of the 21st...