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Republican Tax Bill Benefits Who?

For those who suggest that there is no difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties—that they are two sides of the same coin—this week should have been another wake-up call.  In the middle of the night, the Republican-controlled Senate passed its own version of tax “reform,” which decreases taxes on corporations and the wealthiest...

School Choice?

Guest blogger, Sarah Bersonsage, is a native of Flushing, a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint, and a lifelong progressive. It’s no wonder that some parents are excited about school choice.  Republican or Democrat, any parent wants the best for her child—and, when the local public school has a less than stellar reputation, no...

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Legislative Update: Encouraging the PGA to Tour in Michigan

Guest Blogger, State Representative Tim Sneller, represents the 50th House District, which includes the cities of Grand Blanc and Burton, as well as Grand Blanc and Mundy townships.  State Representative Sneller is a life long resident of Genesee County. I have introduced House Bill 5190 to expand the Michigan Liquor Control Code to include...

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We Must Use Our Power to Change Policy and Events

Guest Blogger, Bobbie Walton, is a member of the Genesee County Democratic Party & the Democratic Women’s Caucus, political activist, & progressive. I recently viewed a lecture by a professor on the faculty at the University of Houston.  Brené Brown, feminist and author, caught my attention and held it.  She was talking about women being brave...

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