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Stabenow, Levin announce inclusion of $400,000 for Michigan in Financial Services Spending Bill

From the offices of Sens. Levin and Stabenow
Friday, July 30, 2010

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin, both D-Mich., announced today the inclusion of $400,000 for Michigan in the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday. The bill also includes language sought by Levin that maintains a prohibition against government contracts with inverted corporations, which hide their assets and income offshore to avoid paying taxes.

MDP State Convention, Sun Aug 29

We're excited to let you know about our upcoming August Nominating Convention, scheduled for August 28th and 29th, 2010 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Vote to nominate your favorite candidates for office: Lt. Governor, Supreme Court Justice, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Michigan State Board of Education and all of the University Education Boards, as we gear up for Democratic Victory in 2010. Below you'll find all the information you need to get involved!

Date: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

MDP State Convention, Sat Aug 28

We're excited to let you know about our upcoming August Nominating Convention, scheduled for August 28th and 29th, 2010 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Vote to nominate your favorite candidates for office: Lt. Governor, Supreme Court Justice, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Michigan State Board of Education and all of the University Education Boards, as we gear up for Democratic Victory in 2010. Below you'll find all the information you need to get involved!

Date: 
Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Sen. Jacobs argues to restore revenue sharing dollars

From the office of Sen. Gilda Jacobs
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

State Senator Gilda Z. Jacobs (D-Huntington Woods) today argued against a four percent cut to revenue sharing included in the state General Government Budget, House Bill 5880. Senator Jacobs supported a Democratic sponsored amendment to restore the money cut from revenue sharing, but it was defeated by Senate Republicans.

Jacobs sponsors measure to change term limits

From the office of Sen. Gilda Jacobs
Thursday, April 29, 2010

LANSING - State Senator Gilda Z. Jacobs (D-Huntington Woods) today introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to allow voters to modify term limits for state senators and state representatives.

Proud to be a part of this important legislative reform

By Jocelyn Benson, Candidate for Secretary of State
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Today the Governor signed an important election reform into law. The bills signed today will make it easier for voters serving in the military to receive absentee ballots, and help ensure that they are returned in time to be counted.

Michigan Democrats endorse Benson and Leyton

By The Detroit News
Saturday, April 17, 2010

Wayne State University law professor Jocelyn Benson has won the Michigan Democratic endorsement for secretary of state.

Benson was chosen by more than 2,000 party activists attending their state convention today at Detroit's Cobo Center. Detroit Clerk Janice Winfrey also sought the endorsement but came up short.

In the attorney general race, delegates chose David Leyton of Flint Township over Richard Bernstein of Birmingham. Leyton has served as Genesee County prosecutor the past five years.

Tourism is also part of Michigan's economic recovery

By State Senator Gilda Z. Jacobs
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

You and I know and appreciate our state’s extraordinary vacation and natural resources. Many of us regularly engage in being tourists in our own state. If given the opportunity, we sing the praises of Michigan to our friends in other states to get them to vacation here and enjoy what we live with everyday.