House http://wkar.org en Liberal Group Raises Bolger's Business History as Election Issue http://wkar.org/post/liberal-group-raises-bolgers-business-history-election-issue <P>A liberal advocacy group is attacking state House Speaker Jase Bolger’s past business record in attempt to damage his shot at re-election. The attack comes while Bolger is in the midst of a separate election fraud investigation.&nbsp; The group Progress Michigan says Bolger’s company avoided paying&nbsp;taxes over the course of three years. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 22:07:12 +0000 Jake Neher 24824 at http://wkar.org Liberal Group Raises Bolger's Business History as Election Issue Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill http://wkar.org/post/stabenow-vilsack-urge-house-action-farm-bill <p>Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-East Lansing) and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are urging the GOP-led House to approve a new farm bill when it returns to work after Labor Day.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:26:23 +0000 Kevin Lavery 21727 at http://wkar.org Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill School Employees Would Face Higher Benefits Costs Under House Plan http://wkar.org/post/school-employees-would-face-higher-benefits-costs-under-house-plan <p>A state House committee goes to work this morning on a plan that would force teachers and other school employees to pay more for their retirement benefits.&nbsp; Mon, 21 May 2012 11:58:55 +0000 Rick Pluta 17658 at http://wkar.org School Employees Would Face Higher Benefits Costs Under House Plan