Politics

"State Representative Jon Hoadley is re-introducing a bill that calls for a citizen-led commission to draw political boundaries in Michigan." (WDET)

Department of the Interior, Wikimedia Commons

Mark Schauer has served in the state House, Senate and Congress. Now he’s trying to help Democrats have more of a say in how the boundaries for those offices are drawn in Michigan and other states. 


"KALAMAZOO, MI -- It took a 6-5 party-line vote to get there, but Kalamazoo County voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to they're willing to support homeless families through a 0.1 mill property tax increase." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Battle Creek's Ward 5 will have a new representative after the next City Commission election. Commissioner Jeff Domenico did not file paperwork to seek re-election by the deadline at 4 p.m. today. He is the only incumbent who isn't running again." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"PORTAGE, MI – Five people will contend for three Portage City Council seats and Portage Mayor Pete Strazdas is unopposed in the Nov. 3 elections." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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