The GOP Gubernatorial Field

By Mark Brewer, MDP Chair
June 9, 2009

Nolan Finley's recent column about the 2010 gubernatorial election ignores critical facts concerning that election. Elections are about choices between candidates and Finley failed to analyze the deeply flawed GOP field.

In alphabetical order, here are some examples of those flaws:

Restoring America's Image

By Sen. Carl Levin
June 10, 2009

When former Vice President Cheney said recently that what happened at Abu Ghraib was the work of "a few sadistic prison guards" acting on their own, he bore false witness.

Myths About Canadian Health Care

As I work for a major health system I often get questions about the proposed upcoming health care reform and I hear a lot of things about Canadian health care and its supposed flaws. Due to a bad back, I have actually had an opportunity to use Canadian health care several years ago on a vacation.

Help Is Out There: State And Local Job Programs For Job Seekers

By State Senator Gilda Z. Jacobs
June 5, 2009

The recent Chrysler and General Motors bankruptcies mean that job search and family assistance programs will be needed by many more families. There is a lot of help available for job seekers, but unfortunately many people don’t know how to access these programs. I hope that readers will find this information helpful.

Public Education Alert! - June 15, 6:30pm

Join MEA Vice President Steve Cook, MEA Secretary-Treasurer Peggy McLellan, Oakland County Commissioner Dave Woodward, and others to express our concerns to the Oakland Intermediate School District!

Monday, June 15, 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

River Day 2009 w/ Gary Peters - June 13, 9:00am

Please join Congressman Gary Peters at this River Day 2009 event, sponsored by the Clinton River Watershed Council, Congressman Gary Peters, and the 9th Congressional Democratic Party.

Saturday, June 13, 2009 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Single-Payer Health Care Forum - June 16, 6:30pm

Join us for a panel discussion and a Q and A session regarding H.R. 676, a single-payer health care bill. We will dispel misinformation surrounding the adoption of a single-payer health care system and answer audience questions on the topic. We will also present a plan to help convince Congress this is the plan America needs to solve the health care crisis.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Rep. Gary Peters Open House - June 1, 4pm

As the 2009 legislative session nears its mid-point, I would enjoy the opportunity to informally meet with you to talk about local issues and federal legislative priorities for the remainder of the session.

Monday, June 1, 2009 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm