Category Archives: State Government

Peters asks Obama for answers on Iraq, defends health care law on Michigan Calling

Rep. Gary Peters speaks with Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta on the statewide call-in program Michigan Calling. Peters’ opponent in his bid for U.S. Senate, Republican Terri Lynn Land, is scheduled to appear on the program on October 3rd.

Rep. Gary Peters speaks with Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta on the statewide call-in program Michigan Calling. Peters’ opponent in his bid for U.S. Senate, Republican Terri Lynn Land, is scheduled to appear on the program on October 3rd.

In a wide-ranging interview on Friday, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Peters said he does not support sending ground troops to Iraq.
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Federal judge to decide whether 300 same-sex couples are legally married

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer on the steps of the federal courthouse in Cincinnati before the 6th Circuit US Court of Appeals hears arguments in their challenge to Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban.

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer on the steps of the federal courthouse in Cincinnati before the 6th Circuit US Court of Appeals hears arguments in their challenge to Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban.

A federal judge in Detroit will hear arguments tomorrow (Thu.) on whether Michigan must recognize 300 marriages of same-sex couples.
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State Board of Education to tackle charter school issues this week

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe state Board of Education this week will unveil its plan to deal with problems in Michigan charter schools.

It’s a reaction to a recent Detroit Free Press series that suggested conflicts of interest, mixed academic results, and a lack of transparency in Michigan charters.
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