Election 2014

7:13 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Peters Doesn't Plan to Sell Stock in Oil Company

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Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate says investment in Total S.A. is not related to petroleum coke stored near Detroit River
Southfield U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has no intention of selling stock in an oil company that produces a petroleum byproduct he has sought to regulate, despite criticism hes taking from Republicans in Michigans U.S. Senate race over his personal investments.
6:07 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Campaign For Holland Museum Kicks Off This Week

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The millage request is being made in part because of cuts in Holland's city budget
The Holland Historical Trust and its supporters will kick off the Holland Museum Yes! campaign Wednesday.The campaign's goal is to convince voters in the city of Holland, Holland Charter Township and Park Township to approve Nov. 4 a 0.2 mill tax levy request that would be used to support the trust's operations.
7:46 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Snyder Downplays Need for Debates

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Democrat Mark Schauer has called for a series of prime-time televised debates before November election
LANSING, MI - Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday downplayed the importance of having a public debate with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer but said he welcomes chances to answer questions directly from voters. "I don't know if they need to (see a debate)," Snyder told reporters following an unrelated event in the Michigan Capitol.
12:00 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Former Governor William Milliken Endorses Snyder for Re-election

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Milliken was Michigan Governor from 1969 to 1983.
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyders efforts to woo independent voters received a boost Tuesday when former Gov. William Milliken endorsed his re-election. The election in 2010 of Snyder, a former CEO turned politician, was credited in part by the Republicans ability to secure a coalition of independent and moderate Democratic voters.
7:24 am
Tue September 9, 2014

State Legislature Back in Session Tuesday

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Medical marijuana, protection from discrimination, roads may be debated, but not necessarily see votes before election
After taking most of the summer off, the state Legislature will be back today for 12 days of session before the Nov. 4 general election. The most controversial subjects will most likely wait until after the election, said Amber McCann, spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe.