Politics

"Lansing — Attorney General Bill Schuette has collected about $116,000 in campaign contributions this year at five different fundraisers, even though he’s constitutionally barred from seeking re-election to his current post." (Detroit News)

MPRN

A union-led petition drive is trying to increase the state’s Corporate Income Tax rate from 6 percent to 11 percent. The revenue would be used to fix roads. 

"THREE RIVERS, MI -- In the wake of a major controversy involving the dismissal of three administrators in Three Rivers Community Schools, residents are collecting signatures to recall three school board members. The petitions are being circulated by TR Cares, a group of about 30 who have until 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, to collect 1,165 signatures on petitions to recall board president Mike Bosma and trustees Waneta Truckey and Carl Barth." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"State Representative Jon Hoadley is re-introducing a bill that calls for a citizen-led commission to draw political boundaries in Michigan." (WDET)

Department of the Interior, Wikimedia Commons

Mark Schauer has served in the state House, Senate and Congress. Now he’s trying to help Democrats have more of a say in how the boundaries for those offices are drawn in Michigan and other states. 


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