Michigan House

7:24 am
Thu October 16, 2014

State House Candidates Discuss Roads, Education and More at Gazette Forum

Candidates are from four districts that are entirely, or partially in Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Local candidates seeking election to the state House got another chance to share their views on education and road funding with potential voters during a forum Wednesday at the Kalamazoo Gazette hub. The hour-long event featured every state House candidate in Kalamazoo County's 60th, 61st, 63rd and 66th Districts.
7:55 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

State House Approves Tax Fix to Avoid $1-Billion in Claims

State still liable for a $6-million refund to IBM
LANSING - The state House of Representatives approved a tax fix today that will end up costing $6 million, but will save the state more than $1 billion over the long run. The bill, passed on a 100-10 vote, involves a lawsuit filed by IBM against the state Treasury Department.
12:15 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

State Lawmakers Prepare Legislation on Road Funding

Bolger concedes plan doesn't fully address problem of funding Michigan roads
Lawmakers from both parties cited public clamor over the poor condition of Michigan roads today as they said they are prepared to act on a plan estimated to raise an extra $500 million a year to address a problem that some say is four times that big.
9:39 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Dave Buskirk Files for State House

Two other Democrats have filed for 60th state House seat
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County Commissioner David Buskirk was joined by an impressive host of supporters Wednesday afternoon at the Kalamazoo County Administration building as he filed nominating petitions to seek the Democratic nomination for the 60th District state House seat.
7:27 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Oshtemo Township Pastor Announces Campaign for State House

John Fisher is first Democrat to enter race. Two Kalamazoo County Commissioners are seeking Republican nomination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - With two Republicans having already announced their candidacy for the 61st District state House seat, a Democratic candidate has now joined the race. Oshtemo Township Pastor John Fisher, 63, announced his intention to run for the seat this fall at two separate press conferences Thursday.