East Lansing, MI – The community organizing arm of the AFL-CIO is reaching out to jobless workers to support Democrats in the November election. The group called "Working America" says they want the real victims of the recession to make their voices heard.
Republican nominee for governor Rick Snyder says he chose state Representative Brian Calley to be his running mate because he is a team player with a record of getting things done in Lansing. Calley is a two-term lawmaker and an expert on tax policy.
Calley says he's pleased to join a ticket that's focused on retiring old rivalries that hold up Michigan's recovery.
By Rick Pluta/Laura Weber, Michigan Public Radio Network
UNDATED – The Republican candidate for governor has chosen a running mate. Sources inside the campaign of Republican nominee Rick Snyder have confirmed he has chosen state Representative Brian Calley to be his lieutenant governor candidate.
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Agriculture says some of the eggs associated with a nationwide recall have made their way to the state.
The department said Tuesday afternoon that the investigation into where eggs were distributed continues. The eggs weren't sold directly to Michigan customers, but some food distributors that were customers sold the eggs to Michigan locations.
More than 500 million eggs have been recalled in the nationwide investigation of a salmonella outbreak. The outbreak has sickened more than 1,000 people.
The state Senate will not meet again until September seventh, but Governor Granholm says work on the state budget continues. And, as Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, she expects it to be done on time and without another government shutdown.