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Access to Healthcare Saves Lives

Nicole Derusha-Mackey is the third vice-chair of the Genesee County Democratic Party and the founder and current chairperson of the Equality Caucus of Genesee County. A lifelong resident of Genesee County, Nicole has worked on numerous political campaigns, ranging from local millage renewal to US Congressional campaign; and as a legislative aide for State...

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*ALERT* Anti-Prevailing Wage Signature Gatherers

Guest Blogger, Nancy Wickman, has been a precinct delegate in Clayton Township since 2014 and is also a member of the Genesee County Democratic Party’s Policy Committee.  She is retired from the Michigan Department of Human Services where she was a member of UAW Local 6000.  ***ALERT*** You might encounter people working for National...

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State Dems. Propose “Paid Sick Leave Act”

This Labor Day Weekend, the Genesee County Democratic Party would like to thank our Democrats in the Michigan Senate and House for introducing legislation that helps Michigan’s working people.  Senate Bill 0212 and House Bill 4307, also known as the “paid sick leave act,” proposes that each employer provide paid sick leave annually to each of their Michigan...

Pt. 1 – Why I Fight

I have been asked to talk about my path to progressiveness and activism. I know many of you have been activists for far longer than I have, with stories to match, but I think we can recognize ourselves in other’s stories and learn how our differences can make us stronger. In retrospect, I’d say...

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