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2016 Candidate Interview State Representative Joe Graves 51st District

September 4th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview State Representative Joe Graves 51st District (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 4, 2016)   Holly, MI – State Representative for the 51st District Joseph (Joe) Graves is hoping to be the longest-serving member of the legislature since term limits were instituted. He began serving in March 2012 with  partial term that will give […]

Royal Oak Has Two Local Issues on Aug. 2 Ballot

July 15th 2016

Royal Oak Has Two Local Issues on Aug. 2 Ballot (City of Royal Oak, July 15, 2016) Local Issues on August 2 Ballot City officials are asking residents to remember to vote on two local issues in Michigan’s August 2 primary election. Solid Waste & Recycling Millage Renewal The millage, popularly known as the recycling […]

Candidate Interview: Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard 2016 (video)

May 11th 2016

Candidate Interview: Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard 2016 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard is running for reelection and will be on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He is the Republican candidate who has served as Sheriff since 1999.  Democrat Craig Covey will also be on […]

Presidential Primary and Some Local Issues on March 8 Ballot

March 6th 2016

Presidential Primary and Some Local Issues on March 8 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2016) March 8 is the Michigan Presidential Primary, as well as a day for some local level decisions to be made. For information on the Presidential candidates check out Ballotpedia’s guide at https://ballotpedia.org/Presidential_candidates,_2016#Prominent_candidates. In Birmingham voters will be asked if […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]