Politics

Two Marijuana Campaigns Get Green Light

Jun 11, 2015
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Two campaigns to legalize marijuana in Michigan have the green light to move forward. A state elections board signed off on their petition language on Thursday. 

LANSING – The Safe Roads Yes campaign spent $9.3 million on the unsuccessful Proposal 1 campaign to increase the state sales tax to pay for roads — or about $26 for each yes vote, according to a report filed Thursday and the committee's treasurer. (Detroit Free Press)

WMUK

(MPRN-Makcinac Island) Coming up with more money for roads was a big topic of discussion this week on an island with no cars. The key issue at the Detroit Regional Chamber conference on Mackinac Island – can the Legislature finally come up with more than a $1 billion dollars in new revenue for transportation. 


Michigan Public Radio Network

Jeb Bush says Michigan is a critical state for Republicans running for president in 2016. The former Florida governor made multiple stops in Michigan on Thursday. 

(Lansing-MPRN) A state elections board has given a green light to a petition drive to ban prevailing wage requirements in Michigan. 

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