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Michigan saw over 10 million dollars of campaign ads leading up to primary

This year in Michigan the Presidential Primary process was highly competitive on either side of the aisle. More money was spent on TV ads than any previous year.

For some, the spending paid off, for others it was a wasted effort.

Dominic Trimboli spoke with Craig Mauger, a political analyst from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. Here’s a shortened version of their conversation.
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“Grassroots” marijuana legalization campaign kicks off signature collection effort

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A campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan started collecting signatures Thursday at a rally in front of the state Capitol.

Attorney Matthew Abel is with the group MI Legalize. He admits it’ll be a challenge to raise the money needed to collect enough signatures – but he’s optimistic. Continue reading