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KidRockforSenate.com

Kid Rock for U.S. Senate? The musician from suburban Detroit is teasing his potential 2018 candidacy, though it is news to Michigan Republicans. 

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A former national intelligence official hopes to unseat Republican Mike Bishop.

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Health care providers and patient advocates in Michigan are watching to see what’s in a re-vamped Republican health care overhaul.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Social worker Amanda Bernés is running for the 4th ward seat on the Lansing city council up for grabs this year. Incumbent Jessica Yorko decided not to run for re-election.


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Four candidates vying to become the next mayor of Lansing fielded questions on city issues at a public forum Thursday night.

 


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Attorney General Bill Schuette says the Michigan school superintendent doesn't have authority to cut off tax dollars to districts with American Indian mascots or logos. 

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Four of the five candidates for Lansing mayor will talk about their visions for the city at a public forum tonight.


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Pixabay

Two new Ann Arbor laws went into effect July 1.

 

 


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Michigan's secretary of state says she will comply with some requests for voter information from President Donald Trump's voting commission, but personal data won't be released. 

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

A member of Lansing’s Southside Community Center Board is running for Lansing city council at-large. Evelyn Pech-Vasquez says she’s been active in the community for 13 years and has worked as a guest teacher in Lansing schools.


McConnell Extends Health Care Bill Debate

Jun 30, 2017
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The future seems uncertain for the Senate Health Care repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back consideration on legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care act this week.


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Gov. Rick Snyder has reversed course and moved Michigan's school turnaround office back to a state department over which he has no direct control.

lifenews.com

Michigan's GOP governor vetoes 'Choose Life' license plate. 

McConnell Suspends Healthcare Debate

Jun 28, 2017
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Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell was dealt another blow this week to Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Jim Hines
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Doctor Jim Hines filed more than 22 thousand signatures to appear on the August 2018 Republican primary ballot.

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