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News from Progress Michigan

December 4, 2014

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RFRA Shows Cotter’s True Colors

In first act after being elected House Speaker Cotter ushers through bill to enshrine discrimination in Michigan law 

MICHIGAN — Below is a statement by Progress Michigan Executive Director Lonnie Scott following the passage of the RFRA bill sponsored by Speaker Bolger.

“Representative Kevin Cotter has shown his true colors today and foreshadowed the type of behavior we can expect from his tenure as Speaker of the Michigan House,” said Lonnie Scott, executive director of Progress Michigan. “Michigan residents have been clear that they want equality for everyone in our state and instead Republicans are moving to enshrine discrimination into state law.”


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