Gender gaps, counting Michiganders, dropping charges in Flint, and voting by mail.

June 17, 2019

Michigan Policast for Monday, June 17, 2019

Segment One: Gender gap, inequality, and policy priorities for women

'The Republicans’ best hope, at this point, is that the women who have been shocked into new political awareness will become more complacent once Trump has left the picture.' ~ @sadydoyle #GenderGapClick To Tweet

Segment Two: The census and Michigan

“It is critically important for all Michiganders to participate in the #2020Census count ... it is our job to make sure we do our best to be counted.” @govwhitmer #Census Click To Tweet
We need ppl to trust us enough to say that they live here, and there are a number of people who do not trust government. The #census is not political, it's about getting people counted. ~ @Adamant4Detroit #2020Census Click To Tweet

Segment Three: Flint water crisis legal reboot 

“I want to remind the people of Flint that justice delayed is not always justice denied and a fearless and dedicated team of career prosecutors and investigators are hard at work to ensure those who harmed you are held accountable.” ~ @dananessel #Flint Click To Tweet

Segment Four: #FTDR Update

Segment Five: Democratic Presidential Primary debates

Segment Six:  Vote by mail explained in detail by Walt Sorg  

Due to the passage of the statewide ballot proposal 18-3 in November, all eligible and registered voters in #Michigan may now request an absent voter ballot without providing a reason. ~ @JocelynBenson #VoteByMail #NRAV Click To Tweet
Information for #Michigan voters on #SameDayRegistration #VoteByMail #Elections and your rights as a voter - https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716---,00.html via @JocelynBenson @MichSoSClick To Tweet

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