*Proposal 3 Changes*…

*Proposal 3 Changes* Last November, Michigan voters decided that we wanted to demystify and deregulate the absentee voting process. One of the biggest changes is that ANY one can vote by absentee ballot for ANY reason. Recently, one of our diligent PEG volunteers met with the new Scio Township Clerk, Jessica Flintoft, about changes to…

washtenawjewishnews.org

BREAKING (PEG) NEWS! One of our faithful PEG newsletter contributors, Bette Cotzin, recently wrote an article that was featured on the front page of the Washtenaw Jewish News! The article stresses the importance of connecting faith with social justice and action. Temple Beth Emeth is set to welcome its director, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, on…

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

Advance editor-in-chief Susan J. Demas rounded up the gun control legislation that the Michigan State Legislature could take up in the wake of last weekend’s shootings in El Paso and Dayton, including roughly a dozen bills that would do things from toughening background checks to restricting gun sales from purchasers with a high risk of committing violence. But, we have some people standing in the way of pushing forward, it seems.