Politics

File photo of Recount of Kalamazoo County State Senate Race in 2014
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Two state Senate races in Southwest Michigan are among those attracting large amounts of campaign contributions. One for a Republican primary and one for a general election rematch of the closest and most expensive state Senate race four years ago.


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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are considering a proposal to change how the state selects the governing bodies of three of its major universities. 

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David Benac says Democrats won’t have more money than Republican Congressman Fred Upton this fall, and he says the party won’t win the Congressional seat by finding the most moderate candidate.


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(MPRN-Lansing) A ballot campaign will begin gathering signatures to add a voting rights amendment to the state constitution. If the effort gathers enough signatures, the question will go on the November ballot for voters to decide. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers want to overhaul how three major universities select their governing bodies. This stems from ongoing criticism of Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assault complaints. 

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