President Obama is in Michigan Saturday, 11/01. He has a stop planned in Detroit to campaign for the Democratic ticket in Michigan. That includes Mark Schauer for governor and Congressman Gary Peters for US Senate. Read more
The 18 member group was established by the Office of Great Start. That’s part of the Department of Education. Read more
The 2008 recession has left its mark on more than just the economy, it’s also hurt school funding. This according to a new report released October 16 from the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy. Read more
Candidates have just a few more days to convince people to show up to the polls next week and vote for them. That means campaigns are beginning their final push. Read more
Governor Rick Snyder says he’s relieved the Detroit bankruptcy trial is over and he’s looking forward to a judge’s decision late next week. The governor says he’s pleased that city pensioners and creditors agreed to settle, as an alternative to drawn-out litigation. Read more
On Election Day, eleven Michigan cities will consider legalizing small amounts of marijuana. That’s the largest number of municipalities to consider the question in a single election in Michigan. Read more
The report from the organization ‘Common Cause’ evaluated 10 battleground states on how closely they’re following recommendations from a presidential commission on elections.
Gov. Rick Snyder is asking state departments to hire more people who have disabilities.
Groups advocating for the elderly are organizing an effort to lobby Michigan lawmakers for new protections for caregivers.
The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to take another case that deals with who is immune from prosecution under the state’s medical marijuana law.