Stories tagged: "Laurie Pohutsky"


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Why Calling Michigan’s Leaders ‘Witches’ Is the Perfect Summary of Modern Sexism

In response to the latest in a long line of misogynist scandals in the Legislature, a group called Michigan Witches Against Patriarchy is protesting at the Capitol Wednesday.

Natalie Johnson and Megan Oswalt tried to get married at a wedding venue in southern Michigan. The venue said no.
Michiganders Can Still Be Evicted for Being LBGTQ. Here’s How to Change That.

They started out fighting for their dream wedding, but ended up with a court ruling that made LGBTQ Michiganders vulnerable to evictions.

Many of Michigan's elderly nursing home residents cannot accept visitors. Photo via Shutterstock.
Michigan’s Massive Nursing Home Vaccination Success May Help Reunite Families

Visitation rules for nursing homes are being revised thanks to the successful efforts to vaccinate Michiganders in long-term care.

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.