gongwer news service http://wmuk.org en Governor's education summit held amid criticism of reform group http://wmuk.org/post/governors-education-summit-held-amid-criticism-reform-group <p></p><p>Governor Rick Snyder is calling for the business and education communities to work together to prepare students to enter the job market. He opened his education summit Monday in East Lansing saying the education system is broken.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:34:06 +0000 Gordon Evans 4394 at http://wmuk.org Governor's education summit held amid criticism of reform group Gongwer: SoS dismisses charges against House Speaker Jase Bolger http://wmuk.org/post/gongwer-sos-dismisses-charges-against-house-speaker-jase-bolger <p>The Michigan Secretary of State’s office has dismissed complaints that State House Speaker Jase Bolger violated campaign finance laws. <a href="http://www.gongwer.com/">The Gongwer News Service</a> reports that that the decision was announced in a letter Wednesday to Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer.</p><p>Brewer charged that Bolger, a Republican from Marshall, violated state laws by helping Democratic Grand Rapids State Representative Roy Schmidt switch to the GOP last spring and finding a “straw” candidate to oppose him. That candidate dropped out of the race soon after.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 17:43:53 +0000 Gongwer News Service & Mlive/Kalamazoo 316 at http://wmuk.org