Politics

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats in Lansing have renewed their mission for a Voter Bill of Rights. 

Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing) A small crowd that held a May Day rally in front of the state Capitol has a big ambition – to organize ballot campaigns that will support each other. The groups include efforts to legalize marijuana in Michigan, shut down an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, and to change the redistricting process. 

State Representative Aaron Miller - file photo
WMUK

State Representative Aaron Miller says he will run for re-election to his state House seat next year. 

Lt. Governor Brian Calley
State of Michigan website

(MPRN-Lansing) Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is moving closer to a formal announcement that he will run next year for the Republican nomination to succeed Governor Rick Snyder. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says the current debate among Republicans in the Legislature boils down to “Which services are going to get cut? By how much? In order to do what?”


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