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7:43 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Union fined $190,000 Over Support for 2012 Ballot Proposals

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Violations included co-mingling of funds for separate initiatives and not providing complete or accurate campaign finance reports
LANSING - Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has fined the Service Employees International Union almost $200,000 to settle an enforcement action over the way the union supported a 2012 ballot initiative. It's the second-largest such fine in state history, Johnson said in a news release.
7:21 am
Tue December 10, 2013

State House could take up campaign finance bill this week

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Bills would double limit on individual donations
LANSING, MI -- A controversial campaign finance bill approved last month by the Michigan Senate could see action in the state House on Tuesday as lawmakers look to wrap up the legislative year before leaving town for the holidays at the end of the week.
Rep. Jase Bolger
8:49 am
Tue August 13, 2013

WestSouthwest: State House Speaker Jase Bolger

Jase Bolger
Credit WMUK

State House Speaker Jase Bolger sat down just days after an Ingham County Judge found no evidence of criminal activity related to a party-switch last year. 

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