Stories tagged: "Laurie Pohutsky"


Lansing, Michigan, USA - September 24, 2016: View from the public "peanut gallery" of the house of representatives of the state of Michigan in Lansing.
3 Things the Michigan Legislature Is Looking to Tackle in 2021

The next session for the Legislature has proposals from established Representatives, new faces, and from the people of Michigan themselves.

Stephanie Chang, Bridget Mary McCormack, Brenda Lawrence, Rashida Tlaib and Laurie Pohutsky.
Michigan’s Five Most Influential Progressive Women Who Will Shape 2021

Those women from Michigan continue to be decisive voices in policy both in Lansing and across the nation. Here are five leading ladies to watch next year.

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The ‘Pause,’ Election Lawsuits, and New Black Leaders: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Michiganders have been buzzing about Detroit’s vote this week. But do you know the story behind it? Quiz yourself!

Photo courtesy Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.
Voting for Science: Meet the Microbiologist Livonia Re-Elected During a Global Pandemic

Laurie Pohutsky is a passionate progressive representing Livonia in Lansing, and during the coronavirus pandemic her voice is more important than ever.

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What Retaking the Michigan House Means for Democrats

Republicans have held total control over the Michigan legislature for ten years. But Democrats are only a few wins away from changing that.

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More Than the Presidency: These Seven Down Ballot Races Have Young Michiganders Motivated

From Kalamazoo to Livonia to Marquette, young Michiganders are looking at races closer to home as they head to the polls.

Mothering Justice campaigned for paid family leave policies Republicans gutted in 2018. Photo courtesy Mothering Justice.
Michigan Moms Group: It’s Time to Restore Paid Family Leave

Mothering Justice, a group of Michigan moms based in Detroit, is launching a statewide week of action to restore a family leave policy Republicans gutted.