Support for Gun Violence Prevention in Michigan

Gun violence has real policy solutions that Michigan voters support now. New polling from Progress Michigan demonstrates public approval of common-sense policy solutions to curb gun violence and keep Michiganders safe. The poll looked at issues such as firearm storage, increased investment in mental health services, funding for community violence intervention programs and extreme risk…

The Impact of Gun Violence in Michigan

Gun violence in Michigan is a public health crisis. This new report from Center for American Progress and Engage Michigan outlines six areas where Michigan scores above the national average when it comes to violence. The report also includes common-sense solutions that state lawmakers must take in order to save lives.        …

BABE PAC

February 16, 2022 Despite its name, the Building Accountability Behind Experience Political Action Committee (BABE PAC), appears to be doing the opposite of building accountability in Lansing. In fact, it appears to be yet another cog in the extensive Republican political money machine, used to get around campaign contribution limits. The BABE PAC’s most recent large…

The Right’s Fight against Fair Maps

October 26, 2021 Spending millions, filing lawsuits, spreading misinformation, and telling lies: how Michigan Republicans and right-wing groups have fought the historic effort to bring transparency and fairness to our state through an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. They have opposed and continue to oppose independent redistricting, nonpartisan maps, and an equal voice for all voters.…

Michigan Republican Party Administrative Account

September 26, 2021 A review of campaign finance disclosures reveals how the Michigan Republican Party has used an account intended only for non-election activities to funnel undisclosed donations into ballot initiative battles. This report shows known administrative account expenditures on ballot initiatives over the past decade, opposing collecting bargaining rights for workers and independent redistricting.…

Michigan Republicans and the Big Lie

July 26, 2021 An analysis of Michigan Republican County Party Facebook pages and groups from November 3, 2020 through June 30, 2021, shows how tightly Michigan Republicans are clinging to the myth of election fraud. The Big Lie, a conspiracy theory about widespread voter fraud that resulted in the 2020 election being stolen from former…