Former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra said Tuesday he’s still waiting for U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow to agree to broadly televised debates in Michigan’s U.S. Senate race, preferably on issues of foreign policy and the economy. “She has been delinquent in both of those areas,” Hoekstra said at a Lansing press conference. “I would love to … Continue Reading →
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Election clerks in western Oakland and Wayne counties could be up late on the night of the Aug. 7 primary counting Thads. U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter announced today in a Detroit News column that he will mount a write-in campaign in the 11th Congressional District Republican primary after his re-election campaign failed to gather the … Continue Reading →
Lansing — The state House was poised to vote Wednesday on a bill to authorize Michigan’s first privately-run prison for adult inmates. But the bill sponsors delayed the vote for at least a week to make changes to House Bill 5174, which would authorize the Department of Corrections to farm out operations for one prison … Continue Reading →