Politics

12:00 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Former Governor William Milliken Endorses Snyder for Re-election

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Milliken was Michigan Governor from 1969 to 1983.
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyders efforts to woo independent voters received a boost Tuesday when former Gov. William Milliken endorsed his re-election. The election in 2010 of Snyder, a former CEO turned politician, was credited in part by the Republicans ability to secure a coalition of independent and moderate Democratic voters.
7:24 am
Tue September 9, 2014

State Legislature Back in Session Tuesday

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Medical marijuana, protection from discrimination, roads may be debated, but not necessarily see votes before election
After taking most of the summer off, the state Legislature will be back today for 12 days of session before the Nov. 4 general election. The most controversial subjects will most likely wait until after the election, said Amber McCann, spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe.
7:12 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Peters Calls for Debates in Senate Race, Shares Stage With Empty Chair

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No debates are scheduled in U.S. Senate race
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - There was no debate Monday night for the U.S. Senate race. U.S. Rep. Gary Peters stood next to an empty chair representing his Republican opponent, former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. "This is not the ideal format," Peters told a crowd of 34 supporters at Grand Valley State University.
6:37 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Republicans Lead Democrats in Fundraising for November Election

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Democrats relying largely on contributions from labor unions
LANSING - Members of western Michigan's DeVos family donated nearly $1 million to the Michigan Republican Party in the latest reporting period, bringing the total amount the family has donated to the party for this election cycle to about $1.4 million, newly filed campaign finance reports show.
Election 2014
9:07 am
Mon September 8, 2014

WSW: State House Republican Candidate Mike Perrin

Mike Perrin
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Mike Perrin says reviving education, limiting taxes and promoting job growth are the main reasons he is running for state House. 

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