Stories tagged: "Laurie Pohutsky"


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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!

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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.

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Schools Reopen Tuesday. Here’s What Legislators Wanted but Aren’t Getting.

Republicans pushed privatizing e-learning, while Democrats questioned using fall data. Teachers just wanted to be part of the discussion.

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Whitmer, Michigan GOP Strike Imperfect Compromise on School Reopenings

State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky struggled with her vote on a deal she said was an improvement on the Republican plan, but still left educators out.