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The director of a group that monitors money in politics says an increase in donation limits for some campaign committees, will likely mean that people in Kalamazoo County will see more political advertising in 2018.


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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says if legislation that would allow candidates to solicit unlimited amounts of money for Super PACs becomes law it will likely mean more negative campaign advertising.


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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says the trend in politics is that every election is more expensive than the last cycle. He says the most recent campaign finance reports indicate that will continue next year.


Donations Rise While Legislation Passes

Jun 1, 2017
Mi-Thirve / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN Lansing) Some businesses are set to get millions of dollars in tax incentives -- if Governor Snyder signs a package of bills. Around the time those bills were going through the legislature, business groups were giving big political action committee donations to some key lawmakers. 


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The Michigan Campaign Finance Network’s analysis shows that the money raised by legislative caucus committees is setting the pace for a very expensive 2018.


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