Politics

Election 2014
10:40 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Cindy Gamrat Seeks Republican Nomination in 80th State House District

Cindy Gamrat
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Cindy Gamrat says she wants to limit government's reach into people's lives. 

Interview with Cindy Gamrat

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Election 2014
9:56 am
Wed July 30, 2014

John Bippus One of Four Republicans Seeking Nomination for 59th state House District

John Bippus
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John Bippus says after a long tenure of service in local government, it's time to serve the community in state government. 

Interview with John Bippus

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7:06 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Attorney Richard Bernstein to Run for Michigan Supreme Court

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Two incumbent justices have filed for re-election
LANSING -- A prominent plaintiff's attorney and a frequent fixture in daytime television commercials is throwing his hat into the ring for a seat on Michigan's highest court. Attorney Richard Bernstein will formally announce Wednesday morning that he will seek a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court.
7:03 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Lack of Outside Money Notable in Final Stretch of Amash-Ellis Race

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Polls have shown the incumbent Congressman with a large lead over his Republican primary opponent
WASHINGTON - If a lack of significant outside money coming into the race is any indication, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may be coasting to the win he expects in next week's primary. Key endorsements have been piling up for Amash's challenger, Grand Rapids businessman Brian Ellis, from powerful pro-Republican forces alienated by the two-term incumbent's voting record.
8:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Schauer Opposes Raising Taxes for Roads

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Democratic candidate for governor favors higher fees for heavy commercial trucks
Lansing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Tuesday he opposes any increase in the states fuel taxes to fund road increases, drawing a distinction with Gov. Rick Snyders three-year-long push for raising the tax on gas and diesel.

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