Politics

8:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Schauer Opposes Raising Taxes for Roads

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Democratic candidate for governor favors higher fees for heavy commercial trucks
Lansing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Tuesday he opposes any increase in the states fuel taxes to fund road increases, drawing a distinction with Gov. Rick Snyders three-year-long push for raising the tax on gas and diesel.
Election 2014
8:42 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Two Republicans Seek Nomination in 63rd State House District

Credit Wisconsin Public Radio

  

The 63rd state House District includes part of Eastern Kalamazoo County and a large swath of Calhoun County. It’s currently represented by state House Speaker Jase Bolger. But he cannot run again because of term limits. 

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7:03 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Minimum Wage and Wolf Hunt Proposals Raise Millions

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Wolf hunt proposal could be thwarted by Legislature
LANSING - The organizations backing ballot proposals to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and stop wolf hunts in the Upper Peninsula raised more than $1.5 million to try to get their issues on the ballot.
Election 2014
11:25 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Mary Whiteford One of Four Republicans Running in 80th State House District

Mary Whiteford
Credit Courtesy of Mary Whiteford's campaign

Mary Whiteford has worked as a pediatric emergency room nurse. For the last 17 years, she and her husband have run a tax and financial investment business. 


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Election 2014
11:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Aaron Miller Seeking Republican Nomination in 59th State House District

Aaron Miller
Credit Courtesy of Aaron Miller's campaign

Teacher Aaron Miller says he believes one person can make a difference. He wants state lawmakers to "respond to the people first."


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