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Support The Equal Rights Amendment

Please join API in supporting an Equal Rights Amendment petition that was launched on Alice Paul’s birthday, January 11th. The petition needed a total of 25,000 signatures by February 10th! Almost 30,000 signatures have been received.

If a petition reaches the total number of signatures needed, it will be presented to the White House staff. In turn, they will review it and ensure that it’s sent to the appropriate policy experts who will issue an official response.

Follow this link to sign the petition:
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/vigorously-support-womens-rights-fully-engaging-efforts-ratify-1972-equal-rights-amendment-era/16XQWXpS

Please note: If you do not have an account, you must create one with the website in order to sign the petition.

The influence of money and politics in Michigan Supreme Court elections

An audio Discussion

A task force says electing Michigan Supreme Court justices should not be as partisan, or as much about money, as other political offices. But according to one watchdog group, last year the Michigan Supreme Court campaign was the most expensive, most secretive judicial election in America. Several recommendations to get some of the politics and secret money out of the Supreme Court elections were ignored by the legislature last year.

Click the above highlighted text to hear the discussion...
Turn up your speakers...

Fairness In State Courts:

Electing Versus Appointing State Judges

Fairness In State Courts: Electing Versus Appointing State Judges (click to listen to interview) or go to http://thedianerehmshow.org/audio-player?nid=16572

State judges rule on most legal cases, but some argue campaign funding for judicial candidates leads to bias.

A Tale of Two Cities - Dearborn & Dearborn Heights

Recorded: February 8, 2013:
A Tale of Two Cities - Dearborn & Dearborn Heights

http://cdtv.pegcentral.com/player.php?video=dc949462f5ee1e77b9c7687f86b54996

Click the graphic or the above link to view the Dearborn and Dearborn Heights Mayors

THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
Detroit Public Television Presentations

http://thecenterformichigan.net/articles/events/

Click on the graphic or the above link to view the presentations