Welcome to the August 12, 2021 edition of Three Things Thursday! This week’s edition focuses on Michigan LCV’s recent work when it . . .
Michigan ranks 49th out of 50 states in terms of transparency and good governance.
A recent study from George Washington University showed that over 90% of those polled (including all political parties) supported efforts by state governments to initiate stronger standards for accountability and government transparency.
In spite of a clear consensus for reforms, few if any have moved forward in recent years. Adding insult to injury, we have severely outdated election infrastructure.
Each year, there are enormous threats to the health of Michigan’s democratic process, a process fundamental to achieving our mission.
Passing strong laws to protect our environment depends upon open and fair elections so that we can help elect pro-conservation decision-makers to office.
Michigan, should be pushing forward with smart, pragmatic policies that enrich our democratic process and ensure better outcomes for the public. It just takes political will to get the job done.
That’s where Michigan LCV comes in and that’s where YOU come in.
The Past Week in D.C. Infrastructure Bill: On Tuesday, after months of negotiations, the Senate passed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill . . .
LANSING — The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement regarding the bipartisan infrastructure legislation that passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday. . . .
MI Dems Lobby “For the People” on Capitol Hill Over 150 lawmakers from 30 different states gathered on the steps of Capitol . . .
Welcome to the August 5, 2021 edition of Three Things Thursday! This week’s edition of Three Things Thursday is all about elections: . . .
U.S. Senate Strikes Deal on Infrastructure; Fails To Meet Scale of Climate Crisis On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted to move ahead . . .
First-of-its-kind digital accountability tool tracks Michigan Supreme Court decisions on environmental issues in near real-time ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today . . .
An important note for the following weeks: The Michigan State Legislature will be on summer break during July and August. While the . . .
ICYMI: Environmental Legislation This Week Senate Republicans Introduce $2.5 Billion Package to Protect MI Water In a very welcome announcement, Senate Republicans . . .
House Committee changes to strict voter ID bills will give Michigan most extreme restrictions in United States
LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement after the Michigan House passed a substitute of Senate . . .