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Party of Action Summer 2019– All Welcome

Our Party of Action events are a place for newbies and veterans to get together to discuss issues and actions with like-minded Democrats. We will do things like writing postcards and sending texts, while we learn more and better ways to make a difference on the issues...

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Resolution in Support of Benton Harbor Area School System

The Washtenaw County Democratic Party (WCDP) Executive Board has passed a Resolution in solidarity with the people of Benton Harbor, the parents, students, teachers, and administrators of the Benton Harbor School system, and the Berrien County Democratic Party. The...

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Update on Bail Reform

Fix Michigan’s Broken Bail Bond System: The purpose of requiring bail when a person is charged with a crime is to encourage that individual not to flee justice and, if the alleged crime is violent and of a serious nature, to protect the public. The purpose should not...

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Statement about Auto Insurance Reform

As many of you may have heard, the legislature passed auto insurance reform in a rare Friday session. The bill, SB1, was pushed through with legislators having very little time to read it before having to vote. It is being framed as a compromise between Governor...

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Fix Our Broken Bail System

The information below is adapted from this document. The purpose of requiring bail is to ensure a charged – but unconvicted –defendant’s appearance in court and to protect the public until a trial. Unfortunately, thousands of individuals in Michigan are...

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Dems Care-About the Ypsi Gathering Place

Dems Care-About the Ypsi Gathering Place

As part of our Outreach to the under-served communities in Washtenaw County, we support the efforts of the Ypsi Gathering Place. They are in need of clothing and supplies for the spring and summer season. Matt Hoostal has shared the following: The Ypsi Gathering Space...

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In Memory of Peter Murdock

It is with deep sadness that we received news this past week that Ypsilanti City Councilmember Peter Murdock passed away. His loss will be felt by many including his wife Grace and his other family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in the...

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