campaign finance

Democrats Unveil Bills to Increase Transparency

Mar 17, 2015
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) New bills at the state Capitol seek to make state government more transparent. Among other things, the Democratic bills would ban the state from awarding contracts to some campaign contributors. 

WMUK

State Representative Aaron Miller says he can support a tax increase as part of a comprehensive package for road funding. But he says lawmakers and the Snyder administration can do better than the plan which includes an increase in the state sales tax. 


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Michigan lobbyists spent more than $37-million trying to influence state lawmakers last year. 

Event in Washington D.C. coincides with Republican Attorney General Association's winter meeting

State Dismisses Campaign Finance Complaint Against Snyder

Feb 4, 2015
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Bureau of Elections says Governor Rick Snyder did not break campaign finance laws during his State of the State speech last month. 

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