Roy Schmidt

Bolger: Party Switch Itself ‘Not A Mistake’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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No Indictment After Michigan Party Switch Probe

A judge found no criminal wrongdoing after a yearlong investigation into a former state lawmaker’s party switch that also involved the GOP leader of the Michigan House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

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Grand Jury Sought In Mich. Lawmaker’s Party Switch

The Democratic leader in the Michigan Senate is asking that a one-person grand jury be appointed to decide whether to charge anyone with crimes stemming from a fellow lawmaker’s last-minute switch to the Republican Party.