The fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.
Michigan’s top-of-the-ticket gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates can look ahead to November while many others vying for the largest number of open U.S. House seats in 22 years must first survive the August primary.
Four Michigan representatives will exit the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.
Six state Democrats in Michigan’s congressional delegation are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.
Michigan Democrats will launch an independent investigation into the escape of Michael Elliot.
Senator Glenn Anderson says scaling back perimeter patrols was “foolish” — security is weaker because food services have been privatized.
Michigan is losing seven million dollars a day, according to Senate Democrats,
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
A former Michigan lawmaker’s switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself “not a mistake” but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.
A new survey of Michigan’s local government officials shows that trust in state and local government is strongly partisan.