(MPRN-Lansing) The Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton were both in Michigan last week to deliver speeches on their plans for the economy. But they both presented different pictures of the state of things here in Michigan, where the auto industry and manufacturing tanked during the Great Recession. 

Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing) Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm will have a key role in democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s potential move into the White House. The Clinton campaign announced Tuesday that Granholm is a co-chair on Clinton’s transition team. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Employers in Michigan would have to let workers earn paid sick days under a petition drive that got the OK to start collecting signatures. 

(MPRN-Lansing) The campaign to guarantee paid sick leave for Michigan workers is taking aim at the 2018 election ballot. That’s after falling short in its effort to get on this year’s November ballot. 

Pence Stumps For Trump In Grand Rapids

Jul 29, 2016
Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Grand Rapids) During his speech at the Republican National Convention, Governor Pence joked that most people probably don’t know him. He tried to change that Friday during his first speech in Michigan since he was announced as Trump’s running mate.