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CALL NOW: Support School Employees

Call MI Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (517) 373-5932 to urge him to reconvene the chamber to pass bi-partisan legislation on school employee pay and forgiveness for closure days. Also call these key Republicans: Sen. Jon Bumstead at (517) 373-1635 Sen Jim...

Dems Care: School Supplies needed (for kids at home)

The superintendent of the Ypsilanti Schools has mad a special request: THE YPSI COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEED DONATIONS OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND BOOKS FOR STUDENTS! YCS needs children's books, crayons, children's scissors, sharpened pencils to be handed out at food...

WCDP Response to COVID-19

Message from the Chair, Chris Savage Due to the rapidly spreading COVID-19 coronavirus, the Washtenaw County Democratic Party is closing our office, and in-person meetings of other groups within the WCDP are also cancelled. The dedicated volunteers on our committees...

Stop the Ban on Funding Gun Buyback Programs

Recently, House Republicans passed bill HB5479,to local municipalities and law enforcement from using public funds for voluntary gun buyback programs. This bill essentially makes it harder for communities to keep their residents safe from gun violence. The bill has...

Implement Early Processing of Absentee Ballots

The Michigan Senate Committee on Elections unanimously passed two bills (SB 0756 and 0757) that would implement early processing of absentee ballots and allow for absentee counting boards to work in shifts. These bills address the fact that absentee ballot requests...

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