jase bolger

12:20 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Oakland County Executive blasts House Speaker Jase Bolger

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L. Brooks Patterson says fellow Republican has become very arrogant. Patterson also criticizes proposed reforms to no-fault auto insurance
East Lansing - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson compared fellow Republican and House Speaker Jase Bolger to Nazi leader Adolph Hitler on Friday in a public television interview.
SW Michigan
3:50 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Eight State House Dems get their committees back

Michigan State Capitol Building
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Eight state House Democrats who lost their committee assignments Tuesday got them back Wednesday.

Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger of Marshall removed the lawmakers, including Representative Kate Segal of Battle Creek, saying they had missed too many committee meetings. But the Gongwer News Service says Bolger reversed the decision after what he called “positive” meetings with the eight legislators.

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9:03 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Eight Democrats removed from state House Committees as partisan feud escalates

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Battle Creek Representative Kate Segal removed from Health Policy Committee
LANSING, MI - Bickering in the Michigan House has led to some Democrats being removed from committee assignments. An email from the office of House Speaker Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, said eight Democrats will be removed from committees effective Wednesday.
Michigan economy
12:17 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

How much and how quickly is Michigan's economy improving?

Southwest Michigan First Innovation Center- file photo
Credit WMUK

Michigan's economy is adding jobs. But the pace and strength of that recovery is a source of debate. 

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6:23 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Michigan House Democrats propose reforms aimed at candidates switching parties

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Grand Rapids Representative Roy Schmidt's switch to the Republican party set off controversy last year.
LANSING, MI - The latest round of legislative proposals that supporters say are designed to make the workings at the Michigan Capitol more transparent and ethical comes from House Democrats - and it includes measures stemming from last year's political party switch involving former Rep. Roy Schmidt.

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