Monthly Archives: June 2018

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Every American Should Be Afforded Quality Health Care

2018-06-06T13:20:14+00:00

I believe that healthcare is a human right. As such, Access to affordable, quality health care for all Michiganders is of the utmost importance to me. We must strengthen consumer protections and keep health care costs low, so that more families can purchase coverage and small businesses can offer coverage to their employees. We must protect and strengthen Medicare and ensure Michigan gets its fair share of resources so that families can access health services such as annual wellness visits, mammograms and screenings that help prevent and treat serious conditions. President Obama’s Affordable Care Act set us on the path to [...]

Every American Should Be Afforded Quality Health Care2018-06-06T13:20:14+00:00

Pay Equity

2018-06-01T18:28:05+00:00

Although we have made great strides in recent years – including the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act – we must continue fighting to make sure our Michigan mothers, sisters and daughters receive the same opportunities as our fathers, brothers and sons. Unfortunately in this decades-long fight we have barely budged the pay gap and it continues to cost women tens of thousands of dollars each year. The Michigan legislature has the power to pass laws that ensure pay equity in our state. In Michigan, women are paid just 74 cents for every $1 men make – [...]

Pay Equity2018-06-01T18:28:05+00:00