Statement from Lavora Barnes, Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party on Today’s Actions in Lansing

Statement from Lavora Barnes, Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party on Today’s Actions in Lansing

“Turning a global health crisis into a political game is short-sighted and dangerous. It’s time for Republicans to do the right thing on behalf of their constituents and work with …

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ICYMI: Gary Peters Joins WDET To Discuss His Work To Provide Small Businesses With Needed Relief

ICYMI: Gary Peters Joins WDET To Discuss His Work To Provide Small Businesses With Needed Relief

“So that’s why we fought for and got a carve out of money to make sure that those banks and smaller banks in our underserved areas like rural areas, in …

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Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response: Michigan Still Short on Testing

Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response: Michigan Still Short on Testing

LANSING– A new report highlights Michigan’s need for more COVID-19 testing, even after Donald Trump falsely claimed “anybody” can get tested and promised 27 million tests by the end of March. The report sheds light on Trump’s …

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Michigan Democratic Party Statement on the Tens of Millions Trump Owes China

Michigan Democratic Party Statement on the Tens of Millions Trump Owes China

LANSING– The Michigan Democratic Party released the following statement on behalf of Chair Lavora Barnes on the tens of millions of dollars Donald Trump owes China: “Time and again Donald …

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Statement from MDP Chair Lavora Barnes on the Friday Legislative Session

Statement from MDP Chair Lavora Barnes on the Friday Legislative Session

Statement from Michigan Democratic Party Chair, Lavora Barnes “Governor Whitmer has been handling the pandemic both seriously and properly, despite what Speaker Chatfield may say. Using common sense and the …

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters Tours Detroit’s TCF Center COVID-19 Hospital And Taylor Armory With Army Secretary

U.S. Senator Gary Peters Tours Detroit’s TCF Center COVID-19 Hospital And Taylor Armory With Army Secretary

Yesterday U.S. Senator Gary Peters, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, toured a new field hospital at the TCF …

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ICYMI: Trump is ‘playing games with our lives,’ activists say on Earth Day

ICYMI: Trump is ‘playing games with our lives,’ activists say on Earth Day

LANSING– On Earth Day, State Senator Jeff Irwin, MDP Environmental Caucus Chair Andrew Nowicki, and environmental justice organizer Justin Onwenu held a press call blasting Donald Trump for his attacks on …

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ICYMI: Gary Peters Calls For Investigation On Distribution Of COVID-19 Small Business Relief

ICYMI: Gary Peters Calls For Investigation On Distribution Of COVID-19 Small Business Relief

Yesterday U.S. Senator Gary Peters, the lead Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, called on the Government Accountability Office to investigate how small business funding was …

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Michigan Democrats, Activists Slam Trump During Earth Day Press Call

Michigan Democrats, Activists Slam Trump During Earth Day Press Call

LANSING– Today, State Senator Jeff Irwin, MDP Environmental Caucus Chair Andrew Nowicki, and environmental justice organizer Justin Onwenu blasted Trump for his attacks on the environment during a global pandemic …

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Gary Peters Secures Hospital and COVID-19 Testing Funding Opposed By Republicans

Gary Peters Secures Hospital and COVID-19 Testing Funding Opposed By Republicans

Original Republican Legislation Included $0 for Hospital and Health Care Providers, No Dedicated Funding for Minority-Owned Businesses Senator Gary Peters worked to pass bipartisan legislation that will provide urgently needed …

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Democrats file to run for 20 local offices in Grand Traverse County

Democrats file to run for 20 local offices in Grand Traverse County

Voters in Grand Traverse county will have the unprecedented opportunity to cast ballots for Democrats as a record number of Democrats filed to run for local office. In addition to …

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ICYMI: Gary Peters Discusses Relief For Minority Owned Small Businesses And Heroes Fund Pay For Front Line Workers On MSNBC

ICYMI: Gary Peters Discusses Relief For Minority Owned Small Businesses And Heroes Fund Pay For Front Line Workers On MSNBC

“And we want to make sure, particularly minority businesses, which what I’m hearing here in Michigan are not getting the kind of funding they need to survive and then to …

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