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Brian Elder & Jimmy Greene Debate the Pros & Cons

While lacking the catchy title of “Right to Work,” the current debates and impending vote to strike down Michigan’s Prevailing Wage law have the potential to have similar impact on the State’s skilled trades workforce.

11th June, 2015 | 0 Comments

2014 was a depressing year politically because it clearly proved how the expansive growth of corporate influence in the wake of the Citizens United decision made several years ago, in which the United States Supreme Court decided that corporate entities are entitled to the same constitutional 1st amendment protections as individual citizens, opened government at all levels to an unfettered assault of influence peddling – those with the biggest bank rolls to influence the direction of our democracy are the winners; and today the simple reality is that principal trumps-out principles.

26th December, 2014 | 0 Comments

Republican Incumbent Bill Schuette currently serves as Michigan’s 53rd attorney general and graduated from Georgetown University and obtained his law degree from the University of San Francisco.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of Wolves & Regulation

Proposal 14-1: A Referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012, Establishing a Hunting Season for Wolves & Authorizing Annual Wolf Hunting Lessons Proposal 14-2: A Referendum of Public Act 21 of 2013, Granting the Natural Resources Commission the Power to Designate Wolves & Certain Other Animals as Game Without Legislative Action Public Act 520 would designate wolf as game for hunting purposes and authorize the first wolf hunting season and allow the Natural Resources Commission to schedule annual wolf hunting seasons and set up criminal penalties for the unlawful possession or taking of wolves, as well as require any person hunting wolves to obtain a wolf hunting license.

30th October, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year the race for the 32nd State Senatorial seat currently held by Dr. Roger Kahn, whom is departing due to term-limits, is a battle being waged between Frankenmuth Republican Ken Horn and Saginaw Democrat Stacy Erwin Oakes, both whom have served in the Michigan House Representatives from the 94th & 95th districts respectively.

09th October, 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

Compiled by Robert E, Martin

Michigan Public Schools Getting More Money for Fewer Students Despite claims by The Detroit Free Press and the Senate Minority leader asserting state funding cuts are a reason some public school districts are in financial distress, according to the State Fiscal Agency, K-12 public education has received hundreds of millions of dollars more the past few years, despite there being a drop in the number of students the past three years.

29th May, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Exclusive Interview with Democratic Candidate Mark Schauer on His Vision for Michigan's Future & Campaign to Unseat Rick Snyder

As the 2014 election season starts to shape up, all eyes are on the Governor’s race that will pit incumbent Rick Snyder against Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, who lives in Battle Creek with his wife Christine and first entered politics in 1994 when he served on the Battle Creek commission and later was elected to serve in both the State House & Senate, where he earned a reputation for fighting back against the outsourcing of Michigan jobs.

13th March, 2014 | 1 Comments

Michigan legislators have introduced a pair of bills that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws, which currently enable law enforcement agencies to seize property from innocent people easily and profitably.

09th January, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the closing days of 2013, long-time Michigan political pundit Tim Skubick opined that a "disease" was affecting Lansing: "tax-cut fever." What about tax hike fever, Mr.

09th January, 2014 | 0 Comments

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