Politics

7:52 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Kalamazoo County Elects New Leaders

New leadership begins terms January first and holds office for two years
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo County Republican Party elected Scott McGraw as its next party chair during an executive committee meeting Monday night. McGraw, who was elected in November to represent Portage's District 11 on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, was chosen to replace current party chair David Worthams after he chose not to seek re-election.
State Legislature
9:32 am
Mon December 8, 2014

WSW: What Will Happen in Legislature's Lame Duck Session?

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Road funding is one of the major  issues that state lawmakers are trying to pass before the end of the year. 

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7:36 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Berrien County Commissioner Charged with Embezzlement

Robert Wooley says he plans to plead "not guilty"
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County Commissioner Robert Wooley has been charged with embezzling about $150,000 from the North Berrien Senior Center, where he served as director since 1996. A warrant was authorized by the county prosecutor's office and Wooley turned himself in Thursday afternoon for arraignment.
7:08 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

No Vote on Legislation to Change Electoral Votes in Michigan, for Now

Proposal would change from winner take all system to electoral votes being awarded based of proportion of vote
The opposition to changing how Michigan's 16 electoral votes are allocated was unanimous during a committee hearing on a bill that would change the state's winner-take-all system for presidential candidates. But House Elections and Ethics Committee chairwoman, state Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons, R-Alto, decided not to take a vote on the controversial issue Tuesday.
Congress
8:54 am
Mon December 1, 2014

WSW: Upton Looks Ahead to 15th Term in Congress

Capitol Building in Washington D.C. - file photo
Credit iStock/Svetlana Larina

Republican Fred Upton will remain Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the next session of Congress. 

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