Middle Eastern fare at Cedarland

Join the Club for Middle Eastern fare at Cedarland
Come to Dearborn for culinary delights and fun on September 28th.
Locations: 13007 West Warren Avenue Dearborn, MI 48126. (Expected cost per diner is $5 to $15.)

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 7:00pm

Protecting Military Servicemembers' Votes

September 11, 2012
Robert McCann

Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Protect Military Servicemembers’ Votes
New bills will make it easier for overseas servicemembers to vote following recent delayed distribution of absentee ballots.

Lansing – Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Senate Democrats introduced legislation today that would ensure the votes of state military personnel serving overseas are properly counted. The new bills would allow for deployed servicemembers’ absentee ballots to be counted as long as they were postmarked by Election Day and would also allow them to submit their absentee ballots electronically. Another bill in the package would allow for statewide online voter registration.

Newsletter from Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton

State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton
27th House District
Sept. 5, 2012

Greetings friends and neighbors,

I hope this e-newsletter finds you still enjoying last few days of our great Michigan summer and the start of a new school year! I know that sometimes the transition from summer to school can be stressful for both children and parents. I appreciate your taking the time to stay updated on happenings here in Lansing and in the 27th District so that, together, we can make our communities vibrant and connected! It is still summer recess at the Capitol, which allows me to spend more time in the district with all of you. If you have any concerns or need assistance, feel free to call my office and set up a meeting in the district!

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Coffee Hours with Representative Cogen Lipton

State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton
27th House District
Sept. 5, 2012

Coffee Hours with Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton!
Please join me for conversation during my coffee hours with special guest Senator Vincent Gregory on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Ferndale Public Library located at 222 E. Nine Mile Road in Ferndale from 6-7 p.m.

Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Berkley Democratic Club Meeting!

Join the Berkley Dems for our first fall meeting Wednesday, September 19th at 7:00pm in the media center of Anderson Middle School. This meeting is open to all who wish to learn, question, and talk together about the Democratic issues at hand in our community, state and country. We hope to see you there!

Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Joe Biden in Detroit Labor Day!

Mark Brewer
August 31, 2012

This Monday, Vice President Joe Biden will be in Detroit for the nation’s biggest Labor Day celebration – and you are invited.

Date: 
Monday, September 3, 2012 - 9:30am

Can Mitt Romney Be Trusted?

Bill Dedman - Investigative Reporter NBC News
December 11, 2012

Obviously, this is not a new question. The article by Bill Dedman brings forth a little know controversy surrounding Mitt Romney that should be brought to the forefront of voter awareness.

Romney's missing hard drives raise questions over government records!

Senator Gregory Presents Ferndale High School Graduate Natalie Berger with $1,000 Scholarship Award

Senator Vincent Gregory
July 24, 2012

Local student awarded $1,000 for college for winning Third Place in #mi2020 Scholarship Competition

FERNDALE–Last night, Senator Vincent Gregory (D–Southfield) presented Ferndale High School graduate Natalie Berger with a $1,000 scholarship award at the Ferndale Board of Education meeting. Natalie received the award for her Third Place finish in the #mi2020 Scholarship Competition.

“Natalie’s video was very moving and it embodied the joy and excitement of youth, as well as the concerns for the future, and I am very proud of her,” said Senator Gregory. “Natalie is a prime example of the promise and creativity Michigan’s young people hold and I know that she has a bright future in film or anything else she puts her mind to. I am pleased that we could help her pay for college next year, but more importantly, I hope her video will help inspire the Legislature to take action and pass the Michigan 2020 Plan to make higher education affordable for all Michigan students.”