At the center of the House Republican majority’s controversial one-day silencing of two Democratic female representatives are claims that women are second-class citizens in the House of Representatives. State Rep. Lisa Brown’s now infamous June 13 “vagina” remark on the House floor and Rep. Barb Byrum’s disruptive yelling at Speaker Pro Tem John Walsh for … Continue Reading →
Detroit News political reporters ferret out what's really going on in Lansing and Washington D.C.
It’s been widely known in Lansing for months that state Rep. Lesia Liss, D-Warren, was on the outs with fellow Democrats. In March, building trades unions and the Michigan Nurses Association endorsed state Rep. Jon Switalski of Warren in the Aug. 7 Democratic primary for Macomb County’s 28th District. Liss, a registered nurse, was elected … Continue Reading →