Voters have heard how Dana will protect Michiganders’ healthcare, now they need to learn about her career taking on violent sexual predators. Dana worked as a prosecutor in the Special Victims Unit, winning hundreds of convictions against child abusers, rapists, and murderers – the worst of the worst. Dana will make it a priority to ensure that those who stalk and prey on children must be brought to justice and that any abuse of a child is unacceptable.
Meanwhile, by his own admission, Tom Leonard has only ever handled 10-11 jury trials.1 Tom Leonard can’t possibly stand up for victims of violent crimes or the people of Michigan because he is bought and paid for by special interest – putting their needs before the people of Michigan. In fact, Tom Leonard has taken more than $760,000 from special interest just in the last two years.2
DANA NESSEL, ONE TOUGH PROSECUTOR
Dana Nessel is a tough prosecutor with more than 10 years of experience in the Wayne County Prosecutor's office. Dana worked as a prosecutor in the Special Victims Unit, winning hundreds of convictions against child abusers, rapists, and murderers – the worst of the worst. Dana will make it a priority to ensure that those who stalk and prey on children must be brought to justice and that any abuse of a child is unacceptable.
As a mother of premature twin boys who spent the first few weeks of their lives in the NICU, instead of in her arms, Dana understands just how frightening and expensive healthcare can be. As Attorney General, Dana will fight to protect coverage for preexisting conditions like cancer and childhood asthma and she will take on the insurance companies to get them to pay for the care Michigan families need. Dana will go after big drug companies that price gouge Michigan families and flood our streets with opioids, causing and profiting from a public health crisis.
TOM LEONARD IS ON THE SIDE OF BIG DRUG AND INSURANCE COMPANIES, NOT MICHIGAN FAMILIES
Everyone deserves access to affordable, high quality health care. But Tom Leonard is in the pocket of big drug and insurance companies, taking tens of thousands of dollars from them3 while voting to give them tax breaks4 and charge you more for coverage and prescription drugs.
Tom Leonard voted against the bipartisan Medicaid expansion,5 which protects pre-existing conditions and provides healthcare coverage for more than 600,000 working families and children in Michigan. And Tom Leonard fell in line with Republicans nationally and fought to take away healthcare coverage for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders,6 coverage which would protect pre-existing conditions like cancer and childhood asthma and keep prescription costs down.