MDP Chair Lavora Barnes Praises Nessel Effort to Crack Down on Payroll Fraud

MDP Chair Lavora Barnes Praises Nessel Effort to Crack Down on Payroll Fraud

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement today on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s efforts along with Michigan legislators to crack down on payroll fraud: “Michigan is being …

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MDP Statement on Chatfield’s Sexist Remarks

MDP Statement on Chatfield’s Sexist Remarks

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding sexist remarks made by Michigan House Speaker Rep. Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel during a radio interview …

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Michigan To Host Democratic Presidential Debate

Michigan To Host Democratic Presidential Debate

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding today’s announcement by the Democratic National Committee that Michigan will host the Democratic presidential debate set for July 30–31, 2019: …

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MDP Statement on Trump in Grand Rapids

MDP Statement on Trump in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Grand Rapids, MI this evening: “While in Michigan today, Donald …

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Trump’s Failed Record for Michigan: Pushing for Massive Cuts to Great Lakes Funding and Attacking Healthcare

Trump’s Failed Record for Michigan: Pushing for Massive Cuts to Great Lakes Funding and Attacking Healthcare

GRAND RAPIDS — With President Trump set to hold a campaign rally in Grand Rapids tonight, the Michigan Democratic Party is highlighting his failed record of standing up for Michigan. “The 2020 election …

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MDP Statement on Far-Right Wall Rally in Detroit

MDP Statement on Far-Right Wall Rally in Detroit

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement today on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes in response to the We Build the Wall rally taking place in Detroit this evening: “While Republican extremists, …

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Battleground Democrats Lay Groundwork to Defeat Trump in 2020

Battleground Democrats Lay Groundwork to Defeat Trump in 2020

LANSING — Beginning today, March 14, 2019, seven Democratic state parties, all located in presidential battlegrounds, including Michigan, will work together to lay the groundwork to defeat Donald Trump in 2020. In …

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MDP Praises Selection of Milwaukee As Host Site for 2020 Democratic National Convention

MDP Praises Selection of Milwaukee As Host Site for 2020 Democratic National Convention

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes in response to the Democratic National Committee’s announcement today that Milwaukee, WI, will host the Democratic National Convention …

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MDP Insider’s Get To Know: MSU Trustee Brianna Scott

MDP Insider’s Get To Know: MSU Trustee Brianna Scott

Brianna Scott grew up in Muskegon and attended Michigan State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She earned her law degree from Wayne State University in 2000 and has …

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Michigan Democratic Party Releases Delegate Selection Plan for 2020 National Convention

Michigan Democratic Party Releases Delegate Selection Plan for 2020 National Convention

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party announced today its Delegate Selection Plan for the 2020 Democratic National Convention along with a 30-day public comment period. The plan formally describes the process of …

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