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Election 2012
4:57 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Bill Clinton Endorses MI's Proposal 3

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Former President Bill Clinton is encouraging Michigan voters to approve Proposal Three on the November ballot.

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6:18 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Report: If Passed, Bridge Proposal Could Cost Taxpayers Big

If passed, a ballot proposal meant to stall a new international bridge in Detroit could cost Michigan taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. That’s according to a report from the Senate Fiscal Agency.

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6:56 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Report: Electricity Will Cost More if Proposal 3 Passes

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The campaigns squaring off against each other over Proposal 3 on the November ballot are arguing the economic merits of renewable energy.

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6:28 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

MI Supreme Court Orders Three Questions onto Ballot

The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered three additional questions onto the statewide November ballot. But it blocked a proposal to allow eight new non-tribal casinos.

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10:11 am
Mon September 3, 2012

November Ballot Waiting on Word from State Supreme Court

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The Michigan Supreme Court is expected to rule early this week on which questions will appear on the November ballot. The court has to rule this week if the state is going to meet state and federal elections deadlines.

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6:34 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

MI Supreme Court Rulings on Ballot Expected

The Michigan Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday on challenges to four questions proposed for the statewide November ballot following a three-hour hearing Thursday.

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6:38 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

MI Supreme Court Hearing Will Zero in on Ballot Controversies

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The Michigan Supreme Court will hold a hearing Thursday on whether four questions should appear on the statewide November ballot.

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6:41 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Court Orders Collective Bargaining Proposal onto Ballot; Challenge Expected

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The Michigan Court of Appeals has ordered the proposal to protect collective bargaining rights in the state constitution onto the November ballot.

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6:38 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Casino Question Blocked from Ballot

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The campaign to allow eight new non-tribal casinos will have to go back to court to get a spot on the November ballot.

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6:22 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Quick Action Ordered on Labor-Backed Ballot Issue

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The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered the state appeals court to decide by Monday whether a union-supported referendum gets on the November ballot.

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NewsRoom
6:18 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Group Challenges Citizenship Box during Elections

A group is challenging Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson's decision to have a citizenship question placed on August primary ballot applications.

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NewsRoom
6:21 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Energy, Home Health Care Proposals OK'd for Ballot

The Board of State Canvassers has approved two ballot proposals for Michigan's Nov. 6 ballot.

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6:20 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Opponents Say Casino Question Should be Blocked from Ballot

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Opponents of a proposal to allow eight new casinos in Michigan will ask the state Court of Appeals to order the question off the November ballot.

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6:41 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Business Groups Form “Vote No” Coalition

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A coalition of business groups will urge voters to say “no” to every question that appears on the November ballot.

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Electin 2012
6:38 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Four More Campaigns File Questions for November Ballot

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Monday was the deadline for ballot campaigns to turn in their petitions. A total of six questions and a referendum have filed to appear on the November ballot.

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Election 2012
6:42 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Elections Panel Gives Go-Ahead to Union Ballot Drives

A pair of measures that would strengthen collective bargaining rights took a small step today toward being on the November ballot. 

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6:18 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Ballot Drive Seeks to Guarantee Union Bargaining Rights

Unions and progressive groups plan to roll out a ballot campaign Tuesday to preempt efforts to pass a right-to-work law in Michigan.

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