The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has a nonpartisan, free Election Protection hotline, (866) OUR-VOTE, that anyone can call if someone tries to stop them from voting or puts out misinformation about voting. The hotline can also answer questions related to understanding ID requirements, finding polling locations, getting absentee ballot information, registration and more.
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Vote absentee today (Saturday) and Monday in Macomb County. Go here to find out absentee voter locations and times: http://www.macombcountymi.gov/cl…/absent-ballot-requests.htm
I'm running to get rid of the Republicans' tax on seniors’ retirement income, including pensions, 401(k)s and IRAs, and restore tax deductions for middle-class families. The Republicans put all of these in place to pay for a $1.8 billion tax break for big corporations. That's not fair and I'll work to change it once I'm elected.
Republicans in the state Legislature cut nearly $1 billion from our public schools. How can we expect to turn Michigan’s economy in the right direction with new innovation unless our students have the necessary background? I’m running for office so we can restore funding to our schools.
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School kids are losing out on a good education because Republicans in Lansing took nearly $1 billion out of our public school fund. Our kids shouldn’t pay for a tax cut for big corporations. When elected, I’ll restore funding to our kids so they can compete for jobs in the global economy.
Republicans gave their corporate donors a $1.8 billion tax cut and then let these same corporations change the rules when it comes to cleaning up the toxic waste they dumped in our neighborhoods. We need to go back to laws that make the polluter pay. If elected, I’ll work for fair laws that protect our children and neighborhoods.
There are more than 7,000 known leaking underground tanks in Michigan, placing residents at risk for illnesses due to water contamination. Yet every Republican in the state House voted to weaken the government’s oversight of their cleanup, thus allowing polluters to keep polluting. We need tough laws to protect our drinking water, and that’s exactly what I’ll work for in Lansing.
I care about our Great Lakes. Republicans in the Legislature ignored a coalition of more than 65 public health, faith-based and environmental organizations when they voted to reduce and weaken Michigan’s landmark environmental protection and polluter pay laws. In Lansing, I’ll reverse those bad laws.
I’m a small-business owner. After losing my job in manufacturing when the plant closed, I went back to school and am now a qualified mediator and arbitrator. I now own a small practice as a conflict resolution facilitator. I know what it takes to create jobs in Michigan, and I’ll take that expertise to Lansing when elected.
Republicans gave big corporations $1.8 billion in tax breaks without any guarantees they’ll create new jobs. I want instead to re-establish venture investment credit for new small businesses, which are most likely to create new jobs.
Laborers Local 1191 endorses me.
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