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The Grass Roots Effort to End Gerrymandering in Michigan

“If you want to end gerrymandering in Michigan, let me know.” With that simple social media post, Count MI Vote founder Katie Fahey managed to start a new movement.

26th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

THE NEW GILDED AGE (Part 2)

There is no better example of the disconnect between so-called governing bodies and the public taxpayer who’s interests they are charged with protecting through prudent oversight than the recent actions by the Delta College Board of Trustees that granted college president Jean Goodnow a 2.5% salary increase, bringing her annual base compensation to a staggering $196,434, in addition to raising her automobile allowance from $9,000 to $10,000, while increasing her employer-sponsored 403 contribution up to $24,000 per year.

22nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments

How Facebook, Google & Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

Author Jonathan Taplin has meticulously constructed a stinging and disconcerting polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that also proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age.

22nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments

April 22nd Event Offers Families Informative & Fun-Filled Day

Mid Michigan Waste Authority will host its annual Earth Day Celebration on Sat., April 22, 2017, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw. This annual environmentally-themed event promises a fun-filled day for children of all ages and their families. To make the festivities even more appealing, MMWA is offering free admission to the first 400 people who bring a recyclable beverage container.

06th April, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Panel Discussion with 94th & 95th District State House Representatives Tim Kelly & Vanessa Guerra

The 94th District State House seat is currently held by Republican Tim Kelly, who is being challenged by Democratic Kevin Seamon; while incumbent Vanessa Guerra, who currently holds the 95th District seat is facing off against Republican challenger Dorothy Tanner.

13th October, 2016 | 0 Comments

Politics in Review

Another significant position to be determined locally during the November 8th general election is that of Saginaw County Treasurer. Essentially, the County Treasurer functions as the county’s ‘Banker’, with all departments depositing monthly revenues with the treasurer.

13th October, 2016 | 0 Comments

Congress Hopes to Avoid Presidential Veto & Government Shutdown

The House Rules Committee yesterday made 25 amendments to the House WRDA bill, H.R. 5303, for floor debate this week out of more than 100 proposals. Not on the list was one from Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) to provide $220 million for Flint and other cities struggling with lead contamination.

28th 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

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 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

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