On the Same Day Whitmer Approved Nearly $250M in Additional Infrastructure Funding, None of the 12 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Named it as a Priority

On the Same Day Whitmer Approved Nearly $250M in Additional Infrastructure Funding, None of the 12 GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Named it as a Priority

“This budget shows that divided government doesn’t have to be dysfunctional government.” – Gov. Whitmer LANSING — Yesterday, Governor Whitmer signed a $70 billion budget that keeps Michigan fully funded …

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MDP Call Outs Michigan Republicans For Threatening Michigan Jobs, Households, and the Economy By Refusing to Raise Debt Ceiling

MDP Call Outs Michigan Republicans For Threatening Michigan Jobs, Households, and the Economy By Refusing to Raise Debt Ceiling

LANSING — Last night, Michigan’s Republican lawmakers put their hypocrisy on full display yet again when they voted against raising the debt ceiling, threatening the U.S. economy and putting thousands of American …

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While Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Maintain Their Extremist Anti-Choice Views, Governor Whitmer Keeps Putting in the Work to Protect the Right to Choose

While Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Maintain Their Extremist Anti-Choice Views, Governor Whitmer Keeps Putting in the Work to Protect the Right to Choose

LANSING — Over the past two weeks and with the future of Roe v. Wade under threat, Republican gubernatorial candidates James Craig and Tudor Dixon have both gone on the …

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Tudor Dixon Becomes the Latest Gubernatorial Candidate to Spew Extremist Anti-Choice Views

Tudor Dixon Becomes the Latest Gubernatorial Candidate to Spew Extremist Anti-Choice Views

“No exceptions [for rape or incest].” – Tudor Dixon LANSING — Over the weekend on Mackinac Island, gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon was asked by MIRS’ Kyle Melinn where she stands …

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ICYMI: Well-Attended Garrett Soldano Event That Deliberately Took Place During MIGOP Conference on Mackinac Island Put Grassroots-Party Insider Divide on Full Display

ICYMI: Well-Attended Garrett Soldano Event That Deliberately Took Place During MIGOP Conference on Mackinac Island Put Grassroots-Party Insider Divide on Full Display

LANSING — Despite urging from MIGOP insiders like former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and special interest lobbyist John Engler to look ahead to the 2022 cycle, reporting from Bridge …

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Republicans will Stop at Nothing to Suppress the Vote

Republicans will Stop at Nothing to Suppress the Vote

LANSING —The Michigan Democratic Party released the following statement on behalf of Lavora Barnes, Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party.   “The GOP is acting on their national strategy to change election laws across the …

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James Craig’s Coronation Continues as MIGOP Political Insiders Crown Him Mackinac Straw Poll Winner

James Craig’s Coronation Continues as MIGOP Political Insiders Crown Him Mackinac Straw Poll Winner

LANSING — As MIGOP’s conference on Mackinac Island draws to a close, party insiders leave with the main objective accomplished: keeping their thumbs and whole hands on the scales for …

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What Michigan Reporters are Saying About Detroit Dodger James Craig Getting Back to His Old Tricks on Mackinac Island

What Michigan Reporters are Saying About Detroit Dodger James Craig Getting Back to His Old Tricks on Mackinac Island

LANSING — After a disastrous campaign reboot week in which he said that infrastructure wasn’t a priority of his and that he was in favor of reverting reproductive healthcare back …

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All In on Betsy DeVos’ Agenda Still Being Wrong for Michigan

All In on Betsy DeVos’ Agenda Still Being Wrong for Michigan

LANSING — In an hour, all-time most disastrous former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be delivering a keynote address at the MIGOP’s convention currently taking place on Mackinac island. …

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Weekly Roundup: Gubernatorial Showdown on Mackinac Island Edition

Weekly Roundup: Gubernatorial Showdown on Mackinac Island Edition

Welcome to a very special edition of MDP’s weekly roundup. Here’s how things are shaping up as the 12 Republicans running for governor pull all the stops ahead of the …

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All In on Party Division: Republicans Descend on Mackinac Island for First Day of MIGOP Clown Show

All In on Party Division: Republicans Descend on Mackinac Island for First Day of MIGOP Clown Show

LANSING — Today marks the start of the MIGOP’s annual convention on Mackinac Island where party insiders will gather to kick off the 2022 cycle in earnest and hash out …

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ICYMI: State Senators Geiss and Chang, Reproductive Healthcare Advocates Hold James Craig Accountable for His Extreme Anti-Choice Agenda

ICYMI: State Senators Geiss and Chang, Reproductive Healthcare Advocates Hold James Craig Accountable for His Extreme Anti-Choice Agenda

LANSING — Yesterday, MDP held a virtual press conference with Michigan Senators Erika Geiss and Stephanie Chang along with reproductive healthcare advocates to discuss the dangers of James Craig’s extreme …

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