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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

Shanelle Jackson will fight to ensure all public schools in the 13th District get the resources they need!

2018-05-31T17:18:41+00:00

Today we live in a truly global society where the United States is competing with the rest of the world. The key to coming out on top is building a foundation through the education of our young people. It starts with investing in early education and our elementary schools and continues through college and other forms of secondary education. All of our public schools must have the resources to provide children with a high-quality education and college must be more affordable for all families, not just a privileged few. Unfortunately in Michigan, that has not been the case in recent [...]

Shanelle Jackson will fight to ensure all public schools in the 13th District get the resources they need!2018-05-31T17:18:41+00:00