Call to Action
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Ann Arbor Democratic Party
Resolution Endorsing Michigan Supreme Court Justice Candidate
Bridget Mary McCormack
WHEREAS, the Ann Arbor Democratic Party (A2DP) aims to vigorously support candidates for the Michigan State Supreme Court that share and exhibit the values of the Party; and
WHEREAS, Bridget Mary McCormack shares our values and exhibits excellence in the finest sense of the American judicial tradition; and
WHEREAS, Bridget Mary McCormack has a proven track record of trial experience, commitment to justice and professionalism, and solid ability to make tough decisions; and
WHEREAS, Bridget Mary McCormack has been published in numerous law journals throughout the nation, is considered an authority on constitutional law, criminal law, evidence, legal ethics and has received the Patriot Award from the Washtenaw County Bar Association for work upholding American constitutional values; and
WHEREAS, Bridget Mary McCormack exhibits fine family values as the daughter of a United States Marine and a clinical social worker, mother of four children attending public schools, and the committed wife of a complimentary legal professional and good husband; and
WHEREAS, Bridget Mary McCormack has sought out support from the Ann Arbor Democratic Party through its proper channels;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Ann Arbor Democratic Party fully and wholeheartedly supports and endorses Bridget Mary McCormack for Michigan State Supreme Court Justice; and
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Ann Arbor Democratic Party strongly encourages all Democrats, Democratic Party organizations throughout the State of Michigan, and delegates for the Michigan Democratic Party to join us now in our unwavering endorsement of Bridget Mary McCormack.
Done on this Eleventh Day of February in the Year 2012 by authority of the membership of the Ann Arbor Democratic Party.
Michael L. Henry, Co-Chair Anne Bannister, Co-Chair
Ann Arbor Democratic Party Ann Arbor Democratic Party
WHAT THE AMERICAN JOBS ACT MEANS FOR MICHIGAN
President Obama has announced a comprehensive plan to create jobs: the American Jobs Act. The purpose of the plan is simple: put more people back to work and put more money in the pockets of working Americans. And it would do so without adding a dime to the deficit.
Here are the five main components of the plan, and details on how some of the programs the President has proposed would affect Michigan: (more…)
The Washtenaw Community Action Team (WCAT) is hosting a Town Hall Meeting at the Ann Arbor Community Center on Saturday June 25th (10:30am-12:30pm) to discuss Public Act 4 and the statewide initiative to repeal the law.
Public Act 4 is a new law that empowers the Governor of the State of Michigan to appoint Emergency Managers (EM) to communities placed in the receivership of the state. The EM has broad, unchecked powers to sell public assets, close schools, shred public contracts and agreements, and dissolve governments and remove elected officials. A $1.7 billion tax cut for businesses has made a number of Washtenaw County municipalities and school districts at risk of receivership. (more…)
We need to stand up and tell Governor Snyder that devastating cuts to public education, eliminating the earned income tax credit (EITC), and sharply raising taxes on our seniors is no way to “re-invent” Michigan. It’s not “shared sacrifice” and it’s no way to create jobs in Michigan.
Help fight Gov. Snyder’s budget proposal. Sign the online petition and tell the Governor that we won’t stand for a $2 billion tax cut for special interests while our seniors, children, middle-class families, and low-wage workers suffer. Click here to sign the wiredforchange.com petition.