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Abortion-Related Resolution Riles County Commission

August 30th 2013

Abortion-Related Resolution Riles County Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 30, 2013) Right to Life Michigan, Mother and Unborn Baby Care, Save the One and Personhood USA were on hand for Thursday’s Oakland County Commission meeting where Republican Commissioners Christine Long and Jim Runstead introduced a “respect life” resolution. Democrat Mattie Hatchet also requested to be […]

Andy Didorosi Honored for Keeping Things Cool for County Animals

August 29th 2013

Andy Didorosi, founder of the Detroit Bus Company, Paper Street Motors and other cool Ferndale-based projects, was honored Thursday at the Oakland County Commission meeting for another cool idea: providing air conditioning to a sweltering animal shelter.

Ferndale Seniors Host Candidate Forum (video)

August 29th 2013

The first of at least four candidate forums took place at the Kulick Center on Aug.28, hosted by the Ferndale Seniors. There about 50 people, mostly over age 50, got a chance to listen to candidates for mayor and a city council candidate talk about why they are running.

Treasury Recognizes all Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes

August 29th 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage or a jurisdiction that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Royal Oak City News Update

August 29th 2013

Royal Oak City News Update (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Aug. 29, 2013) Park for Parks at Arts, Beats, and Eats Arts, Beats, and Eats attendees can help support Royal Oak parks by choosing to park in official City-run Arts, Beats, and Eats parking lots. “The net income from our official Arts, Beats, and […]

Ferndale Seniors Host Candidate Forum (video)

August 29th 2013

Ferndale Seniors Host Candidate Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2013) The first of at least four candidate forums took place at the Kulick Center on Aug.28, hosted by the Ferndale Seniors. There about 50 people, mostly over age 50, got a chance to listen to candidates for mayor and a city council candidate […]

Ferndale Outsources Finances

August 29th 2013

Lynch noted that many communities are now hiring accounting firms that specialize in municipal finance. She stated that Plante Moran is doing financial services for 16 cities, including Hazel Park, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Allen Park and Ecorse. The firm has been providing city financial management services for 15 years.

Andy Didorosi Honored for Keeping Things Cool for County Animals

August 29th 2013

Andy Didorosi Honored for Keeping Things Cool for County Animals (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2013) Andy Didorosi, founder of the Detroit Bus Company, Paper Street Motors and other cool Ferndale-based projects, was honored Thursday at the Oakland County Commission meeting for another cool idea: providing air conditioning to a sweltering animal shelter. Oakland County […]

Treasury Recognizes all Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes

August 29th 2013

Treasury Recognizes all Same-Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes (U.S. Dept. of Treasury Press Release, Aug. 29, 2013) The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling applies regardless […]

Medicaid Expansion Passes Senate

August 28th 2013

The official website for information about the new healthcare changes is https://www.healthcare.gov/. This gives easy-to-understand information and questions to common questions about what the Affordable Care Act means to Americans.