A third ex-campaign staffer of former Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter has been arraigned on charges tied to phony petition signatures.
Calling it a “mess” and a “fiasco” Michigan’s attorney general has charged four people following an investigation of fake and duplicate signatures on the nominating petitions submitted by then-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter.
The Michigan Supreme Court has finished hearing oral arguments over whether a ballot petition that would repeal a state law designed to right financially troubled cities should go before voters.
Groups upset over last month’s silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said “vagina” during a state House debate have delivered 115,000 signatures asking for an apology.
Supporters of a Michigan ballot measure that would require utilities to get more of their electricity from renewable sources submitted more than a half-million petition signatures to the secretary of state’s office.
A group behind a push to bring new casinos to Michigan has turned in petitions to get the measure on the November ballot.
According to an Ambassador Bridge spokesman, Gov. Rick Snyder’s International Bridge Crossing between Detroit and Windsor may not be a done deal.
A referendum hoping to overturn Michigan’s emergency manager law is headed to the fall ballot — unless the state supreme court steps in to put a stop to it.
Judges on the State Appeals Court say they will rule as soon as possible after hearing arguments on petitions intended to put Michigan’s emergency manager law on the November ballot.
At the state Capitol, pro-pot petitioners are rallying in an effort to legalize marijuana in Michigan by putting the question on the November Ballot.