H.R. 1: Strengthening Our Democracy

"Without a functional democracy in which everyone is included and represented, we can’t achieve any of our other priorities." 🇺🇸 The very first bill introduced in the Democratically-controlled House is a democracy reform package, focused on voter empowerment and access, getting big money out of politics, and cracking down on corruption. Use the script from…

Census Bureau Overwhelmed By Public Comments Opposing Citizenship Question

The Census Bureau received 147,831 documents with comments on this summer’s Federal Register Notice. 📊 Nearly 138,000 of those comments were about the proposed question on citizenship, and about 99 percent of such comments were opposed. http://bit.ly/2D9y6LE Census Bureau Overwhelmed By Public Comments Opposing Citizenship Question “The Census Bureau received 147,831 documents with comments” on…

Whitmer joins 19 governors fighting climate change, shakes up environmental…

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used her executive powers to send a strong message about solving Michigan’s ongoing environmental crises and fighting climate change. 🌿 🌎 The first executive order renames the state’s beleaguered Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which has been embroiled in scandals involving its handling of Flint water and PFAS. The department will…