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October 2, 2019

On August 20th, 2019, Democratic Senator, Adam Hollier, who represents Senate District 2 in the Detroit area, introduced a bill to amend 2006 PA 110 entitled the “Michigan Zoning Enabling Act,” numbered SB 431.  This bill, if signed into law, would make it impossible f...

June 28, 2019

A group of Benzie Watchers and other Benzie Co. Dems filed into Rep. Jack O'Malley's Coffee Hour at the Almira Twp. Fire Station on Mon, June 24th. We spent our time focused on the Benzie Bus proposed 8 % cutbacks and the GOP's proposed transportation budget cuts. O'Ma...

October 27, 2017

Sunday evening, Oct 22nd, the local satellite clinic of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), hosted a fundraiser, “Beacons for Immigrants” at ECCO in downtown Traverse City, MI.  JFON is an organization organized in 1996, in response to the increasingly complex immigratio...

October 3, 2017

Monday evening Sept. 25th, at The Little Fleet, Betsy Coffia, event organizer and former resident of the village of Kalkaska, introduced Kalkaska for Peace organizers, Elizabeth Dunham and Ben Zack. 

Betsy:  What was your reaction when the President of the Kalkaska Vill...

September 25, 2017

   In a front-page column in Sunday’s, Sept. 23, 2017 Record Eagle, “Latest Attempt to Repeal ACA Could Hurt Many,” by Jordan Travis, we are warned by Gabe Schneider, Munson’s director of government relations, that should the Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal pass, “150,0...

September 20, 2017

     On Thurs, Sept. 14th, Grand Traverse Democrats hosted a reception at the home of Mike Dettmer.  The intent of the event was to provide encouragement and information for folks who are thinking about running for office. 

     Harold Lassers, whose...