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With a number of Democratic incumbents and primary winners running unopposed in the November general election, the contest for the 96th District in the State House of Representatives has become the featured regional race on Bay County ballots.

22nd September, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the more pivotal races to be decided in the November 8th general election is the 10th Circuit Judicial race between Saginaw County Assistant Prosecutor Paul Fehrman and attorney Andre Borrello.

22nd September, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in the mid-1970s, the Canadian province of Manitoba ran an unusual experiment: it decided to simply hand out money to some of its citizens with the ostensible goal of monitoring what happened. Did people stop working? Did poor people spend foolishly and stay in poverty? What was the overall impact on the social fabric?

21st July, 2016 | 0 Comments

With two term office holder Charles Brunner stepping down due to term limits, the 96th District seat in the State House of Representatives is up for grabs in this November’s election.

21st July, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Election Cycle is proving to be one of the most interesting in recent memory. Ranging from races that are contested to those that are actually contentious, the ballot is full of candidates vying both for open and occupied seats.

21st July, 2016 | 0 Comments

A pair of June 30, 2016 decisions by the Department of Justice are serving as twin kicks to the pineal gland and the pocketbook for those who make their living as songwriters.

21st July, 2016 | 0 Comments

By announcing that he will retire after 20 years in the post, Bay County Sheriff John Miller ensured that in 2017 there will indeed be “a new Sheriff in town.”

30th June, 2016 | 0 Comments

The race for Saginaw County Sheriff is certainly one of the most hotly contested races in the upcoming August 2nd primary. The position of County Sheriff is a constitutionally mandated position that calls for a duly elected Sheriff in elected by the people in each county of the state; and currently Michigan has 83 counties and therefore 83 sheriffs; 68 below the Mackinac Bridge and 15 in the U.P.

30th June, 2016 | 1 Comments

A Meditation on Bernie Sanders & Presidential Politics

I’ve had it, at least with this topic - guess I’m just tired, sick of it all, and more than a little disgusted. Friends and non-friends alike have voiced real concern and even fear over all this but I choose to not live in fear. I will not be moving to Mexico or even Canada in the foreseeable future.

10th June, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Bay County Prosecutor Kurt Asbury announced that he will retire at the end of 2016, it created an open race to fill the office in this year’s elections. Asbury, who was initially appointed to the position of Prosecutor back in 2006, was re-elected in 2008 and 2012.

09th June, 2016 | 1 Comments

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