Call Gov Snyder re: Lame Duck

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Mon, Nov 26, 2018 - 8:00am to Sun, Dec 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

YOUR CALLS/EMAILS ARE NEEDED!

The "Lame Duck" period begins in the MI state legislature on Monday, November 26 and will run 2-3 weeks. This is when all of the Republicans who were voted out of office in November come back for one last attempt to pass terrible legislation. If you care about the environment, women's reproductive rights, or workers' rights (sick time and minimum wage), PLEASE make your voice heard.

The SE MI Indivisible Coalition has decided to target Governor Snyder with a request to veto any bad legislation that crosses his desk during this lame duck period. Please, please, please call or email Snyder - and ask your friends to do the same. We can make a difference here. Call about all of these issues all at once, or divide them up and call/email throughout the next two weeks. Just please make your voice heard!

Governor Snyder: 517-373-3400
governorsoffice@michigan.gov

SCRIPT TO GET YOU STARTED:
My name is _____ and I am a Michigan voter concerned about the lame duck session. Passing legislation in a rushed, unaccountable fashion is unethical. All stakeholders deserve a seat at the table, and rushing legislation between an election and the holidays is not good government. The issues being raised in lame duck are too important to be rushed with little debate and even less public comment.

I am calling to ask Governor Snyder to veto any of the following that may cross his desk during these final few weeks of the year:

*Senate Bill 1171 - rollback of the "One Fair Wage" minimum wage requirements.
*Senate Bill 1175 - removal of employer guilt presumption from the employee leave mandate (rollback of earned paid sick time law)
*Senate Bill 1197 - authorize Straights of Mackinac oil pipeline and utility tunnel
*Senate Bill 1198 - make it illegal for the abortion pill to be prescribed via telemedicine
*House Bill 4500 - personhood bill; requires that an embryo or fetus must be scored as a victim in criminal proceedings

I implore him to try and save his legacy by not taking part in the lame duck abuse of power. I will be watching this lame duck session closely and will hold the Republican Party accountable.

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