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Michigan GOP lawmakers worry their party faces a long exile - Detroit Free Press

December 9, 2018 - 08:00
Michigan GOP lawmakers worry their party faces a long exile  Detroit Free Press

Republican pessimism inspires a scorched-earth strategy in the Michigan Legislature's lame-duck session.

Final finance reports show Nesbitt raised, spent most in November campaign - Herald Palladium

December 8, 2018 - 06:00
Final finance reports show Nesbitt raised, spent most in November campaign  Herald Palladium

They say it takes money to win an election. In Southwest Michigan that proved mostly true for the Nov. 6 election. Post general election campaign finance reports ...

It's finally time to end lame duck | News, Sports, Jobs - Alpena News

December 8, 2018 - 01:32
It's finally time to end lame duck | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

What we've seen year after year is a lame duck session where soon-to-be ex-lawmakers listen to corporate lobbyists behind closed doors to ram through their ...

Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills - WSYM-TV

December 7, 2018 - 12:18
Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills  WSYM-TV

The republican led legislature voted to scale back the state's minimum wage increase and paid sick time laws in lame duck and citizen groups are up in arms ...

Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills - WSYM-TV

December 7, 2018 - 12:18
Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills  WSYM-TV

The republican led legislature voted to scale back the state's minimum wage increase and paid sick time laws in lame duck and citizen groups are up in arms ...

Group calls on Gov. to veto laws - WSYM-TV

December 7, 2018 - 12:18
Group calls on Gov. to veto laws  WSYM-TV

The republican led legislature voted to scale back the state's minimum wage increase and paid sick time laws in lame duck and citizen groups are up in arms ...

Group calls on Gov. to veto laws - WSYM-TV

December 7, 2018 - 12:18
Group calls on Gov. to veto laws  WSYM-TV

The republican led legislature voted to scale back the state's minimum wage increase and paid sick time laws in lame duck and citizen groups are up in arms ...

Critics say lame ducks make lame laws - Spartan Newsroom

December 7, 2018 - 08:05
Critics say lame ducks make lame laws  Spartan Newsroom

By NICK KIPPER Capital News *Service* LANSING — Before the end of the year, Michigan lawmakers will take up some of the most controversial bills that would: ...

Trustees approve $13 million residence life improvement project - The Morning Sun

December 7, 2018 - 05:00
Trustees approve $13 million residence life improvement project  The Morning Sun

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved $13 million to improve and modernize the residence life experience for students.

Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills - WILX-TV

December 6, 2018 - 23:26
Group calls governor to veto minimum wage, paid sick leave bills  WILX-TV

The republican led legislature voted to scale back the state's minimum wage increase and paid sick time laws in lame duck and citizen groups are up in arms ...

Opinion | Protect Michigan's environment by passing these two bills - Bridge Michigan

December 6, 2018 - 18:57
Opinion | Protect Michigan's environment by passing these two bills  Bridge Michigan

Two bills that have support from the Michigan Chamber to The Nature Conservatory deserve the legislature's support.

Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan - The National Law Review

December 6, 2018 - 10:23
Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan  The National Law Review

Highlighting amendments to MI's paid sick leave laws which were prenegotiated with the state's governor and part of the ballot initiative during the midterms.

Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan - The National Law Review

December 6, 2018 - 10:23
Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan  The National Law Review

The Earned Sick Time Act ballot initiative, enacted into law by the Michigan legislature in September, is amended and on its way to Governor Rick Snyder's desk.

Michigan Paid Sick Time and Minimum Wage Laws Amended - Lexology

December 6, 2018 - 10:22
Michigan Paid Sick Time and Minimum Wage Laws Amended  Lexology

The Earned Sick Time Act ballot initiative, enacted into law by the Michigan Legislature in September, is amended and on its way to Governor Rick…

Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:01
Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:01
Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Opinion | Citizens United Is Still Doing the Dirty Work - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:00
Opinion | Citizens United Is Still Doing the Dirty Work  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Our Take: Lake-sessions circumvent will of the people - HollandSentinel.com

December 6, 2018 - 03:03
Our Take: Lake-sessions circumvent will of the people  HollandSentinel.com

Michigan is in the grips of yet another contentious lame-duck session and we're reaching out to urge you to speak out against this broken process in our ...

Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses - MLive.com

December 5, 2018 - 16:55
Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses  MLive.com

JACKSON, MI – Recreational marijuana officially becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday, Dec. 6, but questions remain on what this means for employers.

Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses - MLive.com

December 5, 2018 - 03:00
Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses  MLive.com

JACKSON, MI – Recreational marijuana officially becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday, Dec. 6, but questions remain on what this means for employers.