"WASHINGTON — As was widely expected, state Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, will run for the nomination to replace U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in Congress, announcing his decision Monday morning." (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan LGBT advocates are examining the results of an election in Houston on a local human rights ordinance to glean lessons that can be applied to a similar effort in Michigan. 


Two new members will join the Battle Creek City Commission. There was one challenger who won a ward seat by defeating an incumbent city commissoner. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) After years of gridlock, state lawmakers have sent Gov. Rick Snyder legislation to boost road funding. 

"Need to know more about the Battle Creek City Commission election before hitting the polls Tuesday? The Enquirer's got you covered. There are 12 candidates seeking a seat on the nine-person commission, and all but one of the incumbents are seeking re-election." (Battle Creek Enquirer)