Politics

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The campaign leader of the group Voters Not Politicians says there’s a conflict of interest in the current process for drawing the boundaries for Congressional and state Legislative districts. Katey Fahey says politicians in office should not be in charge of redistricting.


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The Michigan Campaign Finance Network calls 2016 the year of the lobbyist. But the group’s director Craig Mauager says 2017 could top it.


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(MPRN-Lansing) If you’re expelled or resign from your seat in the legislature, you shouldn’t get to run for the seat you vacated. That’s the logic behind a bill making progress in Lansing. 

Trump Friends And Foes Gather At State Capitol

Mar 6, 2017
Supporters of President Donald Trump rally at State Capitol Saturday March 4, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) “March 4 Trump” rallies took place across Michigan Saturday. 

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More than $1-million was raised and spent in seven state House races last year. Three of those were in Southwest Michigan. Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director says it’s part of the growing amount of money in state elections.


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