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he weekly LOL podcast is posted! You can listen below as I share my thoughts on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first budget proposal, the tampon tax, and my interview with first term Democratic state Representative Laurie Pohutsky.

he weekly LOL podcast is posted! You can listen below as I share my thoughts on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first budget proposal, the tampon tax, and my interview with first term Democratic state Representative Laurie Pohutsky.
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he weekly LOL podcast is posted! You can listen below as I share my thoughts on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first budget proposal, the tampon tax, and my interview with first term Democratic state Representative Laurie Pohutsky.

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Episodes

13: Eclectablog's Chris Savage; And Michigan GOP's War On Women

5/16/2019
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Pat goes on an epic rant against the Michigan GOP's decision to join in the national GOP effort to end the reproductive rights of women. Chris Savage from the progressive Michigan website, Eclectablog (https://www.eclectablog.com/) , joins Pat to further discuss the Michigan GOP's War On Women, and also why Michigan progressives must keep engaged in state politics, Of all weeks, this week illustrates that point. And Pat praises AG Dana Nessel for going after corporations that put PFAS in our...

Duration:00:48:40

12: Susan Demas from Michigan Advance; Michigan GOP Proposing Insane Gun Bills

5/9/2019
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Susan Demas from Michigan Advance joins me to discuss state politics, and the progressive fight against Trump Republicans. Pat rails against the Lansing establishment press for failing to give progressives a voice. And Michigan GOP proposing insane gun bill! Visit leftoflansing.com

Duration:00:40:53

11: Dr. April Zeoli on Guns & Domestic Violence; State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky's "Bold" Progressive Speech; GOP Gerrymandering Ruled Illegal!

5/2/2019
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MSU researcher Dr. April Zeoli talks about her study on the relationship between guns and domestic violence. Pat celebrates how the Michigan GOP's gerrymandering game is deemed illegal by the courts. And he highlights the bold progressive leadership of State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.

Duration:00:41:47

10: Episode 10: Lou Glazer from Michigan Future Inc. on Reinvesting in Michigan Economy.

4/25/2019
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Left of Lansing Podcast--Episode 10: Lou Glazer from Michigan Future Inc. on preparing Michigan for the future economy. Plus, progressive policies are winning in Michigan!

Duration:00:38:29

9: In Defense of AG Dana Nessel; Interview with Erin Roberts from MCEDSV on Sexual Assault Awareness Month

4/18/2019
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Pat gives a strong defense for Michigan AG Dana Nessel, who's under attack by the Michigan right wing; Erin Roberts from the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence talks about how to reduce sexual assault in our society.

Duration:00:35:54

8: Chris Hackbarth from Michigan Municipal League on GOP Bill To Ban "Sanctuary Cities."

4/11/2019
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Chris Hackbarth from the Michigan Municipal League (http://www.mml.org/home.html) talks GOP bills to ban so-called "sanctuary cities" in Michigan. Pat talks further about how attacking immigrants is the only priority in the GOP playbook. Plus, Pat covers how we must REINVEST in not only our infrastructure, but also schools, including teachers!

Duration:00:37:06

7: Sean McBrearty from Clean Water Action; Corporate Greed; Michigan GOP's Sexist Remarks

4/4/2019
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Sean McBrearty (https://www.cleanwateraction.org/about/people/sean-mcbrearty) from Clean Water Action (https://www.cleanwateraction.org/states/michigan) joins the podcast. We talk about the controversial Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, and Gov. Whitmer's and AG Nessel's decision to shut down a tunnel project for the 65 year old pipeline. House Speaker Lee Chatfield's sexist remarks directed at both Whitmer and Nessel over their Line 5 decision. And how corporations gobble-up...

Duration:00:37:46

6: Ingrid Jacques from The Detroit News; Campus Free Speech; Electoral College; GOP Lacking Ideas

3/28/2019
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Pat Johnston talks with conservative columnist, Ingrid Jacques, from The Detroit News about college free-speech issues, changes to the electoral college system, and why Michigan women are voting more progressive. Pat highlights progressive changes happening in Michigan just this past week! And he highlights how both Michigan and national Republicans are lacking fresh ideas.

Duration:00:36:55

5: Rick Haglund from Michigan Advance; GOP Fear & Anger Playbook; Tigers Prediction

3/21/2019
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Rick Haglund from Michigan Advance (https://www.michiganadvance.com/) talks about Gov. Whitmer's proposals for Michigan's economic future, and the future of the auto industry. Pat talks about how conservatism relies on fear and anger. A pair of Michigan Democratic lawmakers introduce bills to help people. And, Pat gives his prediction for the 2019 Detroit Tigers!

Duration:00:36:24

4: David Hecker--American Federation For Teachers Michigan; Medical Pot Shops Are Booming; Don't Despair, Keep Fighting

3/14/2019
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Pat Johnston talks Michigan education with David Hecker from the American Federation For Teachers Michigan; Medical pot shops are booming; Don't Despair & Keep Fighting!

Duration:00:33:37

3: Democratic State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky; Gov. Whitmer's Budget; Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's "controversy"

3/7/2019
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Pat Johnston talks with Democratic state Rep. Laurie Pohutsky. She ran a progressive campaign and won. We talk about her journey, what she hopes to accomplish, and Governor Whitmer's budget proposal. Pat takes the Michigan GOP to task for its hypocritical stance against Whitmer's proposals to fix Michigan's roads, schools, and environment. Pat also shares a thought on the recent "controversy" surrounding Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Duration:00:36:36

2: Jarrett Skorup from Mackinac Center; Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Fights For Michigan

2/28/2019
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Interview with Jarrett Skorup from conservative Mackinac Center For Public Policy. And Pat highlights how progressive Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is taking the battle to the special interests.

Duration:00:38:42

1: Left Of Lansing--Pilot Podcast! Progressive Voice For Michigan Politics

2/21/2019
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Pat talks with Lonnie Scott from Progress Michigan in the pilot episode of the Left of Lansing podcast!

Duration:00:35:10