4 more games by the GOP leg. Vaccinations make millionaires. Clark Harder on public transportation and the economy

June 7, 2021

Michigan Policast for Monday, June 7, 2021

  • GOP v Michigan Secretary of State
  • GOP nursing home investigations — dancing on graves
  • GOP hurt feelings over Governor's travel
  • COVID capacity limits and graduation
  • Vaccines and vaccination incentives
  • Clark Harder on public transportation and the economy
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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GOP vs Michigan Secretary of State

Julie Brixie twitter thread explaining GOP role in Michigan SOS wait times (ThreaReader PDF)

Nursing home investigations — GOP dancing on graves

 

GOP hurt feelings over Governor's travel

COVID capacity limits and graduation

'I have said repeatedly that I will not sign bills that constrain the governor's ability to protect the people of Michigan' ~@GovWhitmer https://bit.ly/3in51CO #VetoTheGOPClick To Tweet

Vaccines and vaccination incentives

Clark Harder on public transportation and the economy

'Good #publictransit is an economic development tool ... if it's not as robust as it should be, that's one of the factors that prevents economic development. `~Clark Harder, @mptaonlineClick To Tweet
'People ride for work, they ride for education purposes, and they use transit for medical and that sort of thing. In all of those areas, transit is very definitely an economic factor' ~Clark Harder, @mptaonlineClick To Tweet
'Many remote workers may not be going back to the office full time. .. the next year is going to be very telling for us in terms of looking at numbers and seeing what happens with ridership. ~Clark Harder @mptaonline #PublicTransitClick To Tweet

Political notes

2007 @MISupremeCourt ruled the affidavit on the back of a ballot app is the reason why photo ID requirement is not a #polltax. https://bit.ly/3w13iXx @MiSenate @SenTomBarrett calls it a 'loophole' #GOPVoterSuppressionClick To Tweet

GOP needs to face ‘hard truths': 2 Mich. Republicans urge Senate to back Jan. 6 panel

 

 

 

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