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The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to protecting small businesses in order to ensure a smooth recovery of a strong Michigan economy.
COVID-19 has brought more challenges to us than just devastating effects on our health. While many people have adapted and found ways to survive and thrive, others still struggle to overcome and find their opportunities limited in this new virtual workforce environment. The Michigan Democratic Party believes everyone should have the education and training opportunies to find their way in this eco…

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The Michigan Democratic Party understand that basic needs include affordable housing for all Michiganders and we will fight to deliver those needs.
Michigan can do better. The Legislature and Governor can create a brighter future for Michigan's middle class by enacting legislation that promotes affordable housing across the state. While the need for affordable housing exists in areas throughout Michigan, it is particularly acute in urban areas. The Michigan Democratic Party is committed to equal access to decent and affordable housing for ev…

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Black Lives Matter
The Michigan Democratic Party is proud to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner and others who have been killed because of racial prejudice or police brutality, the Michigan Democratic Party stands with the over 50 organizations from across the state who support Black Lives Matter.

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The Michigan Democratic Party understands that access to high speed internet is imperative to providing an equitable opportunity to everyone in Michigan.
Every Michigander, no matter their zip code or income level, should have access to fast broadband. It's time for all communities in Michigan to have equal access to the internet so they can keep up with the global economy and current events. Michigan Democrats believe that public broadband is critical to ensuring that all people in the US have high-speed Internet access, and the ability to use it…

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The Michigan Democratic Party is leading the charge to reform our policing in order to protect the lives of all Michiganders in a fair and just manner.
Incidents of police brutality have been overtaking headlines in America with increasing frequency, which should be a concern for all citizens. Michigan, like all states, is entitled to a police force that adheres to professionalism, safety, and respect for all Michiganders, and major reform of the police as an institution is necessary to achieve this goal. Michigan Democrats are committed to redu…

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The Michigan Democratic Party strives for an open and transparent government that works for the people while providing access to all levels of government.
Government transparency is essential to a free society. For democracy to work, citizens must have the ability to access and communicate with their government, as well as being kept in the loop about the actions elected officials are taking that affect their everyday lives. Michigan Democrats will continue working toward greater government transparency in our state and country while ensuring the c…

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We fight to protect the right of every worker to collectively bargain. All Michiganders deserve to earn a fair wage.
The good people of Michigan have the right to fair labor standards such as livable wages and advocating for unemployment insurance. The rights of unions must be protected, and collective bargaining is essential to the state's economic success as well as the high quality of life for all Michiganders. Michigan Democrats believe in meaningful work for all Michigan residents, who should receive wages…

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Access to affordable, quality, safe and secure child care for families and fair wages for child care workers are critical needs for a thriving economy.
Investing in our children is one of the best ways to boost our state's future - but too many kids in Michigan are living in poverty, don't have access to high-quality childcare, and aren't getting the education they need. The Michigan Democrats support investments in our families and children by providing quality healthcare, childcare and education. This includes healthy school lunches, access to…

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It is the responsibility of this generation to take care of the planet for the next generation, we believe in science.
The Michigan Democratic Party recognizes the climate is changing, and with it comes extreme rain, drought, hurricanes and wildfires. At its current pace, the seas will rise by 6 feet in the next 85 years. What does that mean for Michigan and our Great Lakes? It means we can't have leaders right now who don't believe climate change exists, while simultaneously trying to gut our environmental prote…

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The Michigan Democractic Party fights to provide access to a high-quality education from pre-school, high school and beyond regardless of geography, income or who they are.
The Michigan Democratic Party works every day to build a better Michigan for all families. We're fighting for affordable, high-quality education that prepares our children for whatever they choose to pursue, building an economy that works for everyone, standing up against an overreaching federal government, and electing Democrats up and down the ballot. Michigan Democrats are committed to ensurin…

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The Michigan Democratic Party is determined to fight for all students and their right for equal opportunity and resources in our classrooms
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, education funding is now more important than ever. Ensuring a high-quality educational experience for our children is key to Michigan's success Given adequate funding, Michigan schools can continue to provide this education for all, and increase access to schools and their resources for vulnerable families. The Michigan Democratic Party supports strong educa…

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Adequate education funding includes resources that allow classroom teachers and educational support staff the best opportunity to perform their critical function. This includes a salary that reflects the importance of the work they do for our children.
Michigan Democrats believe that educators should be fully supported and respected for the complex, demanding work that they do. A quality education is the foundation of a successful future. It is our goal to be pro-active and progressive when it comes to educators' needs.

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The lessons of the last 2 years have revealed the true value of our frontline workers and our first responders. These critical workers need the resources, working conditions and pay that reflects their value they provide to their communities.
Frontline workers and first responders provide the backbone of Michigan's middle class and serve as critical members of our communities, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We all too often take for granted the people we trust with our lives and our livelihoods. We must show all Michigan workers that we value them and we must take care of them. Treating our frontline workers with respect…

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The Michigan Democratic Party is fighting to make sure all of our residents have access to affordable healthcare no matter where they live.
Michigan Democratic Party's vision of Health care is one where every citizen has access to the health care they need at an affordable price, helping them live healthy lives that are free from illness. All people should have personal choices when it comes to their health, and should never fear financial ruin because of an unexpected illness or injury. The Michigan Democratic party will do everythi…

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The Michigan Democratic Party strives to improve the infrastructure of the state to guarantee clean water, safe roads, and promote urban redevelopment.
The physical structures necessary for the operation of a developed society are referred to as infrastructure: roads and transport systems, high-speed internet, water supply and sewage disposal systems. The infrastructure of Michigan is the foundation on which the state is built, and ensures a high quality of life for all Michiganders. The MDP supports the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, a pl…

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We are opposed to discrimination or bullying in any form for any reason.
The Michigan Democratic Party passed a resolution in favor of establishing legal protections for people here in Michigan who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender. We did this because we believe in fair and equal rights for all. Hate has no home in the MDP. Michigan Democrats are committed to protecting freedoms and liberties for all people. With a commitment to protecting freedoms …

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The Michigan Democratic Party knows that we must protect the most vulnerable and that is why we fight for access to quality mental health services for all Michiganders.
Michigan is ranked at the bottom of the country for mental healthcare and the Michigan Democratic Party is working hard to change that. New research reveals that mental illness costs Americans $200 billion per year. We want to ensure that adequate mental health services are available to those most in need. Using an approach based on the implementation of evidence-based care, the Michigan Democrat…

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Our seniors should have access to the resources they need including safe and secure housing, health care including access to necessary medications, and resources to allow them to age in place, a proven way to keep our neighborhoods stabilized.
Seniors have a right to safe housing, quality healthcare, and protection from abuse. The Michigan Democratic Party advocates for policies that will ensure the well-being of seniors in the state of Michigan. Seniors have a right to safe housing, quality healthcare, and protection from abuse. The Michigan Democratic Party advocates for policies that will ensure the well-being of seniors in the stat…

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All veteran's deserve the grateful appreciation for their service and sacrifice on our behalf. Veteran's should have easy and barrier free access to health care needs, physical and mental, including medications. They should have available safe and secure housing. They should have access to education, for themselves and their children.
The brave men and women of Michigan who have served in the US Armed Forces deserve nothing less than the best. Fantastic educational opportunities, benefits for those with disabilities, and resources necessary to navigate the complexities of modern life must be accessible to these national heroes. We sincerely thank them for protecting our beautiful state of Michigan, and the United States as a w…

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The Michigan Democratic Party is fighting to stop all forms of voter suppression & increase access to voting.
This year, voter suppression is real. Republicans continue their efforts to disenfranchise voters and block access to voting. This is wrong, and it has to stop. That’s why we’re fighting back against voter suppression and working to get all eligible Michiganders registered to vote! Every American, regardless of who they are or where they live, must have a voice in democracy. Legislation that supp…

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The Michigan Democratic Party is a leading fighter for protecting The Great Lakes and all of our waterways while delivering clean water to all Michiganders.
We all need clean, safe water. The first step to protecting our water resources is to understand water quality issues in Michigan. Drinking water, Great Lakes waters, recreational waters - all are important. We must work together to ensure that Michigan's natural resources are protected. We support a plan that allocates $111 billion to rebuild the country's water infrastructure. Michigan resident…

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Tourism is a leading industry here in Michigan and the MDP is determined to protect that industry by ensuring we protect our beautiful waterways and making sure they stay clean.
Michigan has an extensive network of fresh surface waters including rivers, lakes, and floodplain areas. These various freshwater systems provide clean drinking water to a majority of the population, and also serve recreational purposes such as canoeing, fishing and boating. Michigan’s priority must be to protect the Great Lakes through the legislature, in our communities, and on the internationa…

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Every woman deserves the right to make decisions about her body and her health care without any interference.
Accessible, accurate, and affordable reproductive health care is essential to women. All Michigan women must have access to critical healthcare services including lifesaving cancer screenings, family planning, maternal care, and more- a woman's ability to live her best life depends on it. The Michigan Democratic Party knows that Michigan is stronger when we promote the advancement of every citize…

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