Saturday, May 12. 12th Congressional District Activist Summit with featured speaker Jack Lessenberry

Join the 12th District for our first annual day long summit to connect + engage with other community activists/groups. You are invited to join a day of learning, training, and momentum building for the 2018 election through improved messaging, canvassing and recruitment and retention. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. We have invited Jack Lessenberry for a…

Poll: Democrats’ advantage in midterm election support is shrinking

Poll: Democrats’ advantage in midterm election support is shrinking By Dan Balz and Scott Clement, The Washington Post Democrats hold an advantage ahead of the midterm elections, but a Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that edge has narrowed since January, a signal to party leaders and strategists that they could be premature in anticipating a huge wave of victories in…

Saturday, May 12. 12th Congressional District Activist Summit

The 12th District Summit Planning Committee invites you to join a day of learning, training, and momentum building for the 2018 election. We ask that you share this event with your lists and social media. Registration is free and open. Save your space now ! Visit the Summit websitefor more information and the s chedule. ​          People from across the 12th…

Medicaid work requirement urged by State Republicans

Legislation proposed by Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, would require the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to seek a federal waiver and implement a 30-hours-per-week work, training or education requirement for able-bodied Medicaid recipients in Michigan. But: Public policy research shows that a majority of Medicaid recipients who can work, do work. Over 680,000 low-income residents have…