Politics

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan is about to be one step closer to voting on marijuana legalization in 2018. 

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Former state lawmakers Gretchen Whitmer says “it’s been a while since Michiganders had someone in their corner.” Whitmer who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor says 2018 is a chance to “show the world who we are in Michigan.”


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The director of a group that monitors money in politics says an increase in donation limits for some campaign committees, will likely mean that people in Kalamazoo County will see more political advertising in 2018.


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If closer races for Congress and the state Legislature are the goal, then California may hold some lessons in how district boundaries are drawn. Bridge examined California’s system, which is similar to one proposed for Michigan. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker faces questions for failing to explain why his campaign committee paid 114 thousand dollars he put on his personal credit card. 

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