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Biz groups express support, caution with Whitmer's 'Michigan Jobs First' policy - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

August 4, 2019 - 19:13
Biz groups express support, caution with Whitmer's 'Michigan Jobs First' policy  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Leading business groups support Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's latest attempt to boost the number of Michigan contractors on state projects, but hope the plan ...

Michigan officials pay tribute to the late L. Brooks Patterson - The Detroit News

August 3, 2019 - 11:18
Michigan officials pay tribute to the late L. Brooks Patterson  The Detroit News

Officials from throughout Michigan are paying tribute to the late L. Brooks Patterson, the longtime Oakland County leader. Patterson, who served four terms as ...

Some Michigan Republicans want to keep cheating - Detroit Free Press

August 3, 2019 - 08:00
Some Michigan Republicans want to keep cheating  Detroit Free Press

GOP plaintiffs renew efforts to scuttle the independent commission Michigan voters authorized in effort to end partisan gerrymandering.

What the candidates didn't say during the Detroit Democratic debates - Detroit Free Press

August 3, 2019 - 06:30
What the candidates didn't say during the Detroit Democratic debates  Detroit Free Press

Here's what some Detroit leaders would have liked Democratic presidential contenders to talk about during two nights of debates.

Young Professionals to meet August 13 - Coldwater Daily Reporter

July 31, 2019 - 12:13
Young Professionals to meet August 13  Coldwater Daily Reporter

Young professionals from the Branch County area gathered at Wings Etc. in Coldwater early this month for the Young Professionals of Branch County bi-monthly ...

Michigan Republicans sue to stop redistricting commission - MLive.com

July 30, 2019 - 12:31
Michigan Republicans sue to stop redistricting commission  MLive.com

A group of party members and elected officials claim the commission is unconstitutional.

Michigan Republicans sue to stop redistricting commission - MLive.com

July 30, 2019 - 12:31
Michigan Republicans sue to stop redistricting commission  MLive.com

A group of party members and elected officials claim the commission is unconstitutional.

Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson - Yahoo Entertainment

July 30, 2019 - 12:04
Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson  Yahoo Entertainment

From Esquire. DETROIT—The Republican Party, which has a great deal of slime in its veins that is unconnected to the current president*, is once again ...

Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson - Yahoo Entertainment

July 30, 2019 - 12:04
Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson  Yahoo Entertainment

You didn't think he'd go out and join the dreaded private sector, did you?

Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson - Esquire.com

July 30, 2019 - 12:04
Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson  Esquire.com

You didn't think he'd go out and join the dreaded private sector, did you?

Republicans sue to block Michigan redistricting commission - The Detroit News

July 30, 2019 - 09:22
Republicans sue to block Michigan redistricting commission  The Detroit News

The federal lawsuit alleges Michigan's voter-approved redistricting commission unconstitutionally discriminates against people who work in politics.

Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson - Esquire

July 30, 2019 - 03:00
Of Course Scott Walker's New Gig Is Anti-Democratic Arson  Esquire

DETROIT—The Republican Party, which has a great deal of slime in its veins that is unconnected to the current president*, is once again operating under ...

Whitmer directive prioritizes contracts that put 'Michigan Jobs First' - The Detroit News

July 30, 2019 - 03:00
Whitmer directive prioritizes contracts that put 'Michigan Jobs First'  The Detroit News

A new executive directive from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer would prioritize state contractors based on location, pay and “environmental track record” in an effort to ...

Will successful fighters fight term limits? | News, Sports, Jobs - Alpena News

July 30, 2019 - 03:00
Will successful fighters fight term limits? | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

From the folks who brought you a major change in how to draw voting district lines, now comes a possible effort to take a whack at Michigan's term limit law a.

Whitmer directive prioritizes contracts that put 'Michigan Jobs First' - The Detroit News

July 30, 2019 - 00:21
Whitmer directive prioritizes contracts that put 'Michigan Jobs First'  The Detroit News

An executive directive from Gov. Whitmer would prioritize state contractors based on factors such as employee pay and “environmental track record."

Michigan's road funding impasse could lead to a graduated income tax - Detroit Free Press

July 24, 2019 - 06:30
Michigan's road funding impasse could lead to a graduated income tax  Detroit Free Press

If Michigan decides to pursue a graduated income tax to fund fixes to its roads, it would join 32 other that use a graduated system.

BUSINESS BEAT: Ribbon cutting for new B and B - WTVB News

July 24, 2019 - 03:00
BUSINESS BEAT: Ribbon cutting for new B and B  WTVB News

Harmon's Haven Bed and Breakfast at 49 West Chicago in Quincy.

Swimmer’s body found in Lake Michigan at Ludington - WOODTV.com

July 22, 2019 - 03:00
Swimmer’s body found in Lake Michigan at Ludington  WOODTV.com

Authorities on Tuesday found the body of a swimmer who went missing in Lake Michigan at Ludington.

Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board - Midland Daily News

July 18, 2019 - 01:24
Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board  Midland Daily News

Phillip List, chairman of the 1st State Bank Board of Directors, has announced that Max Holman and Paul Barbeau have been appointed to 1st State Bank's ...

Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board - Laredo Morning Times

July 18, 2019 - 01:24
Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board  Laredo Morning Times

Phillip List, chairman of the 1st State Bank Board of Directors, has announced that Max Holman and Paul Barbeau have been appointed to 1st State Bank's ...