Politics

"Battle Creek's Ward 5 will have a new representative after the next City Commission election. Commissioner Jeff Domenico did not file paperwork to seek re-election by the deadline at 4 p.m. today. He is the only incumbent who isn't running again." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"PORTAGE, MI – Five people will contend for three Portage City Council seats and Portage Mayor Pete Strazdas is unopposed in the Nov. 3 elections." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo voters will choose from packed field of 16 Kalamazoo City Commission candidates when they head to the polls Nov. 3 in what will be the first election where commissioners are elected separately from the city's mayor." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"PORTAGE, MI – Portage voters in November will have a chance to approve a city charter amendment that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

MPRN

A Democrat in the state House plans to introduce a bill that would decriminalize and regulate marijuana in Michigan. 

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