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Gary Peters Fought to Secure $3.8 Billion in Direct Relief for Michigan

Gary Peters Fought to Secure $3.8 Billion in Direct Relief for Michigan

Original Republican Proposal Did Not Include Direct Funds for State & Local Governments Relief Package Also Includes Peters’ Bill to Expand Unemployment Assistance for Workers In case you missed it, …

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Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response: 1.5 Million Masks Unused, Ventilator Production Stalled

Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response: 1.5 Million Masks Unused, Ventilator Production Stalled

LANSING– As Donald Trump erratically stumbles through his response to a pandemic he called a “hoax” and downplayed for months, new reports highlight the administration’s continued failures to respond. The first report notes …

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Statement from Chair Lavora Barnes on Support of Declaring a Major Disaster in Michigan

Statement from Chair Lavora Barnes on Support of Declaring a Major Disaster in Michigan

Calls on Michigan Republican Party to support the declaration. LANSING– The Michigan Democratic Party released the following statement on behalf of Chair Lavora Barnes in support of Governor Whitmer’s request …

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Still in Hiding, John James’ Failure In Leadership On Full Display As Michiganders Face Unprecedented Challenges

Still in Hiding, John James’ Failure In Leadership On Full Display As Michiganders Face Unprecedented Challenges

James hasn’t spoken to MI TV in 294 days, hasn’t answered questions from MI print media in 187 days, refused to appear at a public event for 99 days As …

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Gary Peters Secures More Funding for Michigan Hospitals, Workers, Continues to Fight for Michiganders

Gary Peters Secures More Funding for Michigan Hospitals, Workers, Continues to Fight for Michiganders

Relief Package Passed in the Senate Includes Peters’ Bill to Expand Unemployment Assistance  Senator Gary Peters has been relentlessly fighting to ensure working families, hospitals and small businesses get more …

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By The Numbers: Trump’s Broken Health Care Promises Devastate Michigan Working Families

By The Numbers: Trump’s Broken Health Care Promises Devastate Michigan Working Families

LANSING– On the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s legal war on the Affordable Care Act, the Michigan Democratic Party is highlighting the devastation the president’s broken promise would inflict on …

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Rubley Joins the Michigan Democratic Party as Communications Director

Rubley Joins the Michigan Democratic Party as Communications Director

The Michigan Democratic Party announced today that Abby Rubley has joined the team as the communications director.   Abby comes to the party after eight years of working in strategic communications …

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Trump’s Inadequate COVID-19 Response Leaves Michigan Medical Workers Endangered

Trump’s Inadequate COVID-19 Response Leaves Michigan Medical Workers Endangered

“I need my job but I am risking my own health everyday now”“It’s getting worse day by day” LANSING– Donald Trump’s COVID-19 response has left Michigan medical workers on the front lines of …

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Former AARP President Eric Schneidewind Blasts Trump’s Health Care Broken Promises on ACA Anniversary

Former AARP President Eric Schneidewind Blasts Trump’s Health Care Broken Promises on ACA Anniversary

LANSING– Today, the Michigan Democratic Party released a digital video highlighting Donald Trump’s attacks on the Affordable Care Act on the 10th anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the bill …

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Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response: “A Cascade of Warnings Went Unheeded”

Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response: “A Cascade of Warnings Went Unheeded”

LANSING– Just months before the COVID-19 outbreak, Health and Human Services raised alarms around the Trump administration’s pandemic preparedness that went ignored. The October 2019 report, which highlighted “funding shortfalls, equipment shortages, and …

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Michigan Unemployment Spikes After Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response

Michigan Unemployment Spikes After Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response

LANSING– A new report highlights the economic damage Michigan workers have suffered after Trump’s failed response to the COVID-19 crisis. Michigan unemployment claims have skyrocketed by 550% as businesses close and the economy …

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SHOT: Donald Trump Calls Coronavirus a “Hoax” CHASER: Michigan Automakers Shut Down All Plants

SHOT: Donald Trump Calls Coronavirus a “Hoax” CHASER: Michigan Automakers Shut Down All Plants

LANSING– As COVID-19 continues to spread and Donald Trump desperately stumbles through the crisis, Michigan automakers announced they are shutting down all U.S. plants just weeks after Trump called the virus …

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