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Michigan `Snowbirds’ Can Renew Vehicle Tabs Early

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson today reminded residents heading south for the winter to renew their driver’s licenses and plates before leaving Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

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Michigan Secretary of State Adds More Online Services

Michigan residents can now access the online, no-wait Secretary of State through a new tool available at, Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Secretary Of State Initiates “Safe Elections” Plan

Plans to improve the Michigan voting process are in the works.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2011

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Improvements Underway At Secretary Of State

An improved Michigan Secretary of State is in the works. In addition to a new elections crime unit and better customer service, another critical issue being addressed is organ donation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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SOS Makes Move To Lessen Long Lines

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says motorists will now be able to renew their tabs online all the way up to, and on the day of, their birthday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2011

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More People Registering For Organ Donation In Michigan

Organ donation registrations are up in Michigan, with a 25% increase in June compared to a year earlier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2011

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Secretary Of State Seeks Almost $1 Million From Imprisoned Ex-Mayor

Michigan’s secretary of state is seeking $976,000 dollars from imprisoned ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick for using re-election campaign funds to pay legal fees associated with a criminal case that saw him jailed in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011

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SOS Initializes Business Roundtable To Improve Services

Have a suggestion for ways to improve the Secretary of State’s office? A new business roundtable announced this morning at the Mackinac Policy Conference may want to hear from you.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

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Sec. Of State Introduces License Plate To Benefit Organ Donations

The proposed plate, which would require legislative approval, was on display Monday while Johnson was at Hurley Medical Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2011

SOS Race Winner Ruth Johnson Names Transition Team

Incoming Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has named her transition team. Members include former Speaker of the House Rick Johnson and former deputy state budget director Patrick Anderson.