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Wall Street has put itself at the center of the economy – and look where it’s gotten us!

The title just about says it all… Wall Street has put itself at the center of the economy – and look where it’s gotten us! Great nations must PRODUCE greatly, not just consume. But will Wall Street help power our progress again any time soon? America can only come back when we tap into the power of Main Street.

We continue to let bankers off the hook by trimming the already inadequate budgets of the agencies that regulate them and shying away from restructuring the largest financial institutions in ways that would better protect consumers.

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Time to expose Republican strategy of Divide and Conquer

We need to expose and stop the Republican strategy of Divide and Conquer. If working Americans stand together we can rebuild this country and once again provide opportunity for ALL, not just those few at the top.

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Governor’s Budget Message Holds Troubling Details

The Governor gets credit for personally delivering his budget message yesterday. There are many troubling details in the budget however that will hinder, not help, Michigan’s recovery. Eliminating our economic development tools like Brownfield credits, for example, is akin to unilateral disarmament in the global competition for jobs.

Questions raised on Snyder’s budget

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Who will stand for the embattled middle class?

As Michigan’s budget battle looms, who will stand for those without a lobby here in Michigan? Who will stand for the folks who rely on the bottom rungs of the ladder to pull themselves upward? Who will stand for the embattled middle class?

Criticism mounts as GOP presses ahead with budget cuts

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Budgets ARE Priorities

Budgets are about priorities; they say in clear terms what is important, what matters most to us. The budget is where the rubber hits the road, so let the battle begin. There are things worth standing and fighting for… We can’t just go along to get along.

Read more here, President Obama sets stage for budget battle

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