Bill Schuette

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Large gap in cash on hand between Republican incumbent and Democratic challenger from Kalamazoo

The former Republican governor has also endorsed Democrat Gary Peters for Senate. He's backed Governor Rick Snyder for re-election

Attorney General Bill Schuette’s reelection campaign has nearly 13 times more cash at its disposal than Mark Totten’s campaign to unseat Schuette has.

Gongwer News Service reports that Schuette, a Republican, had raised just over $1 million in 2014 by August 7, and its total cash on hand comes close to $2 million. By the same time Totten, a Democrat, had raised a little under $88,000 with a total of about $150,000 on hand.

The Schuette campaign has also spent close to eight times as much as Totten’s.

One of the task force’s first jobs will be to review Enbridge’s response to an inquiry about the company’s Strait of Mackinac pipeline. Among other things the state wants to know how Enbridge has prepared for any leaks at the site.

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