KCDP Endorsement for the 2019 Kalamazoo Mayoral Election

Our Endorsed Candidate is: David Anderson Experience As a Kalamazoo City Commissioner, David Anderson has taken the lead in collaborative efforts to address critical and complicated issues. For example, David: Chaired the City Commission subcommittee that invited community members to discuss and shape Kalamazoo's Anti-Discrimination Ordinance.Worked with the City's Environmental…

Endorsements for the 2018 primary by the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party

Click here for the KCDP Slate for the November 6, 2018 election https://kzoodems.com/2018/10/kcdp-slate-for-the-november-6-2018-mid-term-election/ Senate: Debbie Stabenow https://debbiestabenow.com Governor: Abdul El-Sayed https://abdulformichigan.com & Gretchen Whitmer https://www.gretchenwhitmer.com Attorney General: Dana Nessel https://www.dana2018.com Secretary of State: Jocelyn Benson https://votebenson.com County Commissioner 1st- Stephanie Moore https://www.facebook.com/StephanieMooreforCountyCommission/ County Commissioner 2nd- Paul Haag https://www.facebook.com/paulhaag2018/ County Commissioner 3rd- Tracy Hall http://hallforkzoo.com County Commissioner 4th- Mike…

Democratic Response to Snyder’s Last State of the State

[caption id="attachment_1125" align="alignnone" width="300"] Michigan State Senator Jim Ananich[/caption] Legislative Democrats to Snyder: Time to Put People First Dems call on administration to join the fight for Michigan’s working families LANSING, Mich. – Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) and House Democratic Leader Sam Singh (D–East Lansing) responded to Gov. Rick Snyder’s…

Veteran Democratic lawmaker Ed LaForge dies

[caption id="attachment_1108" align="alignnone" width="207"] Edward Laforge[/caption]   Veteran Democratic lawmaker Ed LaForge dies Ed LaForge, a Democrat who served in the Michigan House of Representatives and on the Kalamazoo City Commission, has died, his former House and Commission colleague, Sean McCann, reports. "He was a very early and powerful influence…

Senator Stabenow Announces She Will Oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to Supreme Court

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced that she will vote “no” on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States.  She released the following statement laying out the reasons for her opposition: “The Senate has a Constitutional duty to provide advice and consent on Judge…

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) released the following statement announcing his opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court:

“The U.S. Supreme Court is a pillar of our nation’s democracy, and I take very seriously the Senate’s responsibility to advise and consent on nominees to serve in this revered institution. The U.S. Supreme Court is often the last line of defense for everyday Americans, and Judge Gorsuch’s previous rulings…

Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) on the passage of the Michigan DEQ budget from the House Appropriations subcommittee 3/28/17:

“I am appalled that despite hours of testimony on the importance of the proposed DEQ budget to our economy and environment, we’ve now passed a budget that committee members received a mere 18 hours before being required to vote on it. The DEQ budget voted on today is significantly different…