EPIC/MRA just polled me re. MEA/education issues

At the most-recent Berkley Dems meeting (just two days ago) I mentioned being polled. Well, two days later, it happened again--this time by the well-known Michigan-specific polling firm EPIC/MRA.

Following are the questions and my responses to the best of my frantic chicken scratch note recollection:

Protecting Taxpayers, Saving Money

By Sen. Carl Levin
March 5, 2009

We are just weeks into the new session of Congress, and we are moving forward with the Obama Administration on legislation to address the challenges facing our country. We have already renewed and expanded the Children's Health Insurance Program; passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act; and passed the Investment and Recovery Act to create jobs across the nation.

Senate Democrats force vote on allowing no reason absentee voting in Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2009
Contact: Alex Rossman, 517-373-6091

Senate Democrats Force Vote on Allowing No Reason Absentee Voting in Michigan Effort to Increase Voter Access and Participation Fails Once Again on Republican Party Line Vote

from a former political outsider

In January of 2002, I was recently married and house hunting in Royal Oak (as many young professionals at that time were). We stumbled upon a cute little house in Berkley and immediately thought, "Berkley?" We spent two years fixing up our house and yard – barely meeting another Berkley soul.

OCDP has moved its office to Bingham Farms

March 1, 2009 - The Oakland County Democratic Party has moved its office! The new, more spacious OCDP office is located at 30800 Telegraph Rd, Suite 1921, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4542.

Hypocrisy beyond limit

By Dr. Phil O'Dwyer, Chair
March 1, 2009

The new Mantra of the Republican party suggests a sudden and widespread conversion to a new economic perspective. Not since St. Paul on the road to Damascus have we witnessed anything so dramatic. The Republican change of heart occurred on Jan. 20th '09 which happens to be the day Obama was inaugurated.

Welcome to the new BDC website!

March 1, 2009 - Almost four years ago we launched our Berkley Democratic Club website, and it has served us well in several important election cycles. Now we turn our attention to the future with a fresh, new website - and your involvement is key!

Results of the 9th Congressional District Caucus

February 21, 2009 - The Michigan 9th Congressional District Democratic Party held its caucus at 1pm today, Saturday, February 21st. The District caucus was convened as part of the Michigan Democratic Party's state convention at Cobo Hall in Detroit.