The Freedom to Vote Act remains in suspended animation in the Senate as Joe Manchin has failed to convince a single Republican to support the Act. The situation will not change unless and until the Senate carves out an exception to the filibuster for voting rights legislation. A group of scholars representing dozens of universities has published a statement urging the Senate to modify the filibuster to pass the Freedom to Vote Act.
According to The Gander Newsroom, the historic bipartisan “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” that President Biden signed this week, will bring projects to our state that Governor Whitmer stated “will make a huge difference in people’s lives.”
According to a post from Demcastusa.com, the planning of the January insurrection stretched to the highest and widest reaches of Trump’s circle. These include Michael Flynn, Stephen Bannon, Rudolph Giuliani and John Eastman to name only the best known of them.
Not all jurisdictions have something to vote on Tuesday, but MANY DO! Make sure that you are voting every chance you get in your community!
These are the four ballot issues in Ann Arbor.
Michigan DECLINE TO SIGN a petition to “increase voting safety”! Visit www.votersnotpoliticians.org to read more about it. See our original post at Facebook
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Question – What country has these protections for women? Request for abortion – yes Abortion to save a woman’s life – yes To preserve a woman’s health – yes In…
Critical Race Theory originated as a body of scholarship analyzing systematic racism. It alleges that racism is systemic and evident in all aspects of American society, including health care, housing, economics, education, clean water, and the criminal justice system. Over generations, this system has given white people enormous advantages while compounding disadvantages for Black people and other minorities.
The Michigan Senate Education Committee advanced a series of bills that would bar local school districts from requiring masks and other measures to keep students and educators safe, denying schools the basic tools that are needed in order to keep their children in attendance and healthy.
Schools, as reported by A2D2-Ann Arbor inDivisible Dems, are placed in a difficult position. If infection rates get high enough that closing would be considered, under the new education budget rules, the schools could lose their state funding if 75% of students in a district aren’t in attendance for 180 days.