MDP Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Redistricting Decision

MDP Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Redistricting Decision

LANSING—The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement today on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to put on hold the redrawing of Michigan’s …

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MDP: Amid federal charges, integrity of Legislature demands Speaker move to expel Inman immediately

MDP: Amid federal charges, integrity of Legislature demands Speaker move to expel Inman immediately

LANSING—If Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield is serious about the integrity of our state Legislature, he must immediately begin the process to expel Rep. Larry Inman, who faces federal charges …

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MDP: Chatfield must remove Republican legislator charged with bribery, extortion

MDP: Chatfield must remove Republican legislator charged with bribery, extortion

LANSING—Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield must remove state Rep. Larry Inman, indicted of federal bribery and extortion charges, by launching expulsion proceedings if Chatfield wants to restore public trust in …

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MDP Statement on Grand Jury Indictment of GOP State Rep

MDP Statement on Grand Jury Indictment of GOP State Rep

LANSING—The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement today on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding the federal grand jury indictment of state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) for bribery …

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Michigan Democratic Party Approves 2020 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan

Michigan Democratic Party Approves 2020 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party announced today the approval of the Michigan Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan that lays out the process for selecting delegates to the 2020 Democratic National …

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MDP Statement on Passing of Civil Rights Icon Judge Damon Keith

MDP Statement on Passing of Civil Rights Icon Judge Damon Keith

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes regarding the passing of civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith: “Judge Damon Keith was more than a …

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Michigan Dems Announce DSCC Chairwoman Cortez Masto As Special Guest for Fourth Annual Legacy Dinner

Michigan Dems Announce DSCC Chairwoman Cortez Masto As Special Guest for Fourth Annual Legacy Dinner

LANSING—The Michigan Democratic Party announced that Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) Chairwoman Catherine Cortez Masto will serve as the special guest speaker for the 2019 MDP Legacy Dinner taking place on Saturday, May 18, …

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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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