ballot proposals

Andy Robins / WMUK

A Western Michigan University Political Science Professor says a ballot issue can influence other races on the ballot, but John Clark says it requires the right circumstances. 

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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says not much is known about two groups running issue ads in Southwest Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. But he says it shows early interest in the race.

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(MPRN-Lansing) A proposal to change the way the state draws its political district lines must go on the November ballot. 

State Legislature Gets Rid Of Prevailing Wage

Jun 7, 2018
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Prevailing wage is now a thing of Michigan’s past. The House and Senate passed an initiative Wednesday to get rid of the law that requires workers be paid union-level wages on public contracts. 

Prevailing Wage Repeal To Move Forward

May 31, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court won’t review issues against a ballot initiative to end prevailing wage, so the measure must move forward. And lawmakers could vote on the measure as soon as next week.