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The election of Michigan’s Supreme Court is truly an oddity.  Every two years prospective candidates vie for a seat on Michigan’s court of last resort.  This year, two of the seven seats are up for vote, with one spot to serve for a full 8-year term and the second to fill the remaining two years of the term that was vacated in 2013, when then Justice Diane Hathaway was convicted of real estate fraud.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

In each election cycle you are very apt to hear the term “voter apathy,” referring to the lack of interest that the voting public has in the election process.  It leads to low turnouts and – in many instances – disgust in the results by people who did not bother to vote.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dan Kildee has served as Congressman from the 5th District, which spans much of the Saginaw Bay including the eastern portion of Saginaw county and Genesee county and was born and raised in Flint.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saginaw Probate Court Judicial Race

One of the most contested races regionally in the 2014 campaign has been the bid for Saginaw County Probate Judge, which largely handles matters involving juveniles and minor children. The seat is being vacated by the retirement of the Honorable Faye M.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saginaw Probate Court Judicial Race

One of the most contested races with a broad field of candidates in the upcoming August 5th Primary election involves the race for Judge of the Juvenile Court, more formally known as Probate Court, which is being vacated by the Honorable Faye M.

24th July, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of all the key primary races in the August 5th election one of the most important contests is happening in the 32nd State Senate race that pits Democratic candidates Garnet Lewis against incumbent State Representative Stacy Erwin Oakes, whom is abandoning her seat to further advance her career in the legislature.

19th June, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Saginaw County's Recent Acquisition of a $700,000 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Are We Turning Cops into Soldiers?

While it is easy to understand why police like to be better armed than the people they have to arrest, many Americans are expressing growing concern that American police are becoming too much like military soldiers, with mounting evidence to back up this uneasy reality.

03rd April, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Politics is the Entertainment Branch of Industry” – Frank Zappa It’s a Barnum & Bailey world again this year; and Review Magazine offers its annual perspective on the paper moon of politics in 2013.

19th December, 2013 | 0 Comments

An important measure on the November 5th ballot is a Renewal Millage Proposal for the Public Libraries of Saginaw, which would not exceed 1.2983 mills (1.2983 for each $1,000 of taxable property value) for a period of 10 years.

17th October, 2013 | 0 Comments

Candidates Address Three Pivotal Questions Facing the Future of Saginaw

On November 5th three seats will be up for grabs on the Saginaw City Council at a juncture that is perhaps one of the most critical in the city's 154-year history. Beleaguered by escalating crime rates, declining property values, and intransigent unions, the one thing that Council distinguished themselves with since the last election four years ago was to cut services such as leaf-pick-up, code enforcement, and public safety in order to accommodate a general fund budget that currently is carrying $332,183,328 million in unfunded liabilities for three pension & legacy funds: Retiree Health, Police & Fire, and MERS, which covers all other city employees.

17th October, 2013 | 0 Comments

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