Politics

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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says if legislation that would allow candidates to solicit unlimited amounts of money for Super PACs becomes law it will likely mean more negative campaign advertising.


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(MPRN-Lansing) A new candidate entered the ring for Michigan Republican Secretary of State nominee Tuesday. Each political party will pick its nominee for Secretary of State at a convention in 2018. Stan Grot hopes the Republicans will choose him. 

Board Of State Canvassers Approves Ballot Proposals

Aug 18, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Several ballot proposals for Michigan’s 2018 election crossed a hurdle Thursday. The Board of State Canvassers approved the form of proposals on earned sick time, marijuana legalization and redistricting. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A grassroots group that wants to get an anti-gerrymandering proposal on the 2018 ballot is looking to make progress this week. Voters Not Politicians is the non-partisan group in charge of the effort. It wants to change how the state draws its district lines. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Marijuana legalization could be on the 20-18 ballot. But people in law enforcement have concerns about potential consequences. 

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