News From Rep. Pagan

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

LANSING — Members of the Michigan House Democratic Caucus will be holding a series of listening tour town halls throughout the state of Michigan in the coming weeks in order to hear state residents express their top concerns about our state. The “This is Your House” listening tour events kicked off with a town hall event hosted by state Rep. Henry Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) yesterday, and eight more events will take place through April 17....

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Tom Cochran (D-Mason) and Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) introduced legislation today to financially strengthen working families in Michigan by revitalizing the Earned Income Tax Credit. The EITC is a refundable tax credit available to low- and middle-income individuals to offset taxes that are paid on wages. Cochran’s bill would restore the state ETIC to 20 percent of the federal level, and Pagan’s bill would raise it to 25 percent. State Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) joins Cochran and...

Monday, February 27, 2017

“I am extremely proud to earn a 100 percent pro-conservation voting record for the 2015-2016 session. Michigan is home to an abundance of natural resources and protecting our land, air and water should be a top priority. Safeguarding our environment and ensuring that future generations can enjoy all that our great state has to offer is important to every Michigan resident. This is why it is vital to take legislative action now to shut down...

Friday, January 27, 2017

CANTON — State Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) was reappointed to continue her service on the powerful House Appropriations Committee for a second term. Pagan will remain focused on education funding as a member of the newly combined School Aid and Department of Education Appropriations Subcommittee. She will also serve as the Democratic vice chairwoman to both the Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee and the Judiciary Appropriations Subcommittee.

“I am grateful to have been reappointed to the...

Friday, January 20, 2017

LANSING — Several members of the Progressive Women’s Caucus will be among the 7,500 people anticipated to converge on the Michigan State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to take a stand against the legislative agenda of President Donald Trump and extremist Republicans in Washington and Lansing. The Women’s March on Lansing is a sister event of the Women’s March on Washington, which is expected to draw 200,000 or more participants to Washington, D.C., on the same...

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