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Will live tweet unelected #cpsboard in this thread. Pres Frank Clark just reminded us that courteous behavior is expected. 🙄Variety of school here and on the speaker's list. Seems to be a lot of thank you speakers.
Debate Coach of the Year: Coach from #nhoodhs @SolorioHS part of #cpsboard Honoring Excellence portion of #cpsboard!
Now honoring @audubonschool student who won CPS Spelling Bee! #cpsboard #cpsuccess Great story & video on Bee here: news.wttw.com/2019/03/14/new…
Great speech here at the BOE from Aaron!
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THREAD: Republicans in multiple states are using their #lameduck legislative sessions to cheat the system in a blatant attempt to entrench their own power and undermine the will of the voters. Craziness has been going down in WI, MI, NC, and OH. Let’s dig in: 1/
Last week, Wisconsin passed measures to cut early voting and strip powers from the incoming Dem Governor @Tony4WI & Attorney General @JoshKaulWI. This was after Republicans lost all statewide offices in November. #WIPowerGrab. #WisconsinisWatching 2/
If that sounds desperate and shady to you, oh, it was. The GOP was literally handing out copies of their hastily written bills and Dems had to beg for time to read them before voting literally in the middle of the night. (I know because I was up waiting all night!) 3/
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Back in action this morning.
For the first time, the House Committee on Natural Resources will hear #PFAS testimony.
Remember - no action will be taken on legislation that has already been introduced.
#LameDuck
While this is happening, another very important hearing will be taking place as well.
Senate Elections Cmte will be hearing a bill that would move campaign finance oversight from the SOS office to a new, “fair political practices commission.”
#LameDuck #MILeg
That bill, SB 1250, was introduced by GOP Sen. Dave Robertson of Grand Blanc. The new panel proposed would include three members from each major political party.
#MILeg
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Here's a thread highlighting some of the stunts being pulled by the @MIGOP-controlled #mileg at the last minute in Michigan during #LameDuck #MiLameDuck
It's important to note that Dems swept all of the executive offices for the first time in decades and made solid gains in the #Mileg. Not to mention, passed huge voting rights, marijuana legalization and anti-gerrymandering reforms
The GOP has controlled every level of government for nearly a decade, but now they're pulling this in their last month of total power: detroitnews.com/story/news/loc… "GOP moves to dilute power of governor, AG, secretary of state"
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