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Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder Michigan has found a way to make up for some of its budget shortfall after cutting corporate taxes to the bone—just tax people who smoke and drink more! Chad ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 01:59 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
The Goldilocks question by Tom Sullivan The phrase "big government" scrolled across the screen again the other day and got me thinking about how effectively the right has been in programming ...
by Tom Sullivan
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that the state would in fact recognize the 300-plus marriages that took place in a 24-hour window last year ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 12:44 PM PST with 27 Recommends
They all belong in political wilderness in my not-so-humble opinion but that would be too short a diary. So... In his blog post The Multi-Ring Republican Nomination Circus , Chris Weigant sorts ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 08:45 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog . This past week, the City Council of Allen Park voted to fire their City Administrator Karen Folks . Why? Because she has essentially made herself the dictator of ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 05:39 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog . Back in November, I wrote about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie considering the possibility of appointing an Emergency Manager for Atlantic City which has ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 08:56 AM PST with 68 Recommends
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan announced last night in his State of the State address that he plans to merge the Department of Health and Human Services with the department of Community Health. ...
by michprogress
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 07:22 AM PST with 5 Recommends
A new law awaiting Governor Rick Snyder's signature would force county clerks in Michigan to issue concealed weapons permits (formally "concealed pistol licenses" or CPLs) to people covered by ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 09:05 AM PST with 37 Recommends
Michigan Governor, Rick Snyder, has just signed the Republican bill that will selectively test welfare recipients for drugs.
by moose67
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 02:07 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp has made some real enemies during his time in Congress Leading Off : • KS-01 : Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp's entire congressional career ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Approximately 300 same sex couples got married on March 22 after U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman's ruling that struck down Michigan's same sex marriage ban. There was a stay issued later ...
by freshwater dan
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 11:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog . Remember when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie came to Michigan to visit Governor Rick Snyder in March ? And when he came back ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 06:16 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Michigan went all red in 2010. We only had a 42% voter turnout. Despite having progressive, populist firebrand Virg Bernero running against Bill Snyder, only 42% of Michiganders turned out to vote ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 11:52 AM PST with 37 Recommends
Head below the pretzel for the breakdown that supports my inflammatory headline.
by Arbo
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 11:09 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I know there's a maelstrom of all sorts of emotions and writings going on after last night, but I just want to point out one quirky result, courtesy of my home state Michigan: MI-Sen: Gary Peters: 1,
by pierre9045
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 12:49 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer (D. MI) has been fixated on getting the base out to the polls to help him defeat Tea Party Governor Rick Snyder (R. MI): http://www.freep.com/story/news/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 09:21 PM PST with 127 Recommends
Rick Snyder The hits just keep on coming.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 08:15 PM PST with 4 Recommends
It seems fitting to know now that the first meeting to discuss the governor's concept for the EAA was at a restaurant called “The Chop House.” The EAA most certainly lived up to being a ...
by Hoi Polloi
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 05:50 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog . Progress Michigan has been doing yeomans work holding the Snyder administration accountable for corrupt actitivies, shining the sanitizing sunshine needed to ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 09:01 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
Republican Lee Terry Leading Off :
by David Nir
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends