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Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

July 22nd 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2018) Lansing, MI –Gretchen Whitmer is running in the Democratic Primary for Governor of Michigan. Also on the Aug. 7, 2018 Democratic Primary ballot are Abd.ul El-Sayed,  and Shri Thanedar. In the Republican Party Primary  are Brian Calley, Patrick Colebeck, Jim Hines and Bill […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Calley for Governor

July 4th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Calley for Governor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2018) Lansing, MI Brian Calley is running in the Republican Primary for Governor of Michigan. Also in the Republican Primary are Patrick Colbeck, Jim Hines and Bill Schuette. The primary is Aug. 7, 2018. In the Libertarian Primary are Bill Gelineau and John J. […]

Campaigning for Governor, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer Visits Pontiac

March 29th 2017

Campaigning for Governor, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer Visits Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 28, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Democrat Gretchen Whitmer began campaigning for Governor over a year and a half before the Nov. 6, 2018 election.  She spent Tuesday evening visiting a community she remembers well from her youth, speaking in the building that is […]

MML #6: Lessons Learned at the Michigan Municipal League Conference

April 6th 2016

MML #6: Lessons Learned at the Michigan Municipal League Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2016) Lansing, MI – Each year employees and elected officials from cities, townships, villages and counties from across the state gather in Lansing for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference.  This year oc115.com was able to attend and bring you […]

Historic Preservation Advocacy Day March 23

February 26th 2016

Historic Preservation Advocacy Day March 23 (EVENT page) Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Christman University, Ground Floor, The Christman Building 208 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Lunch Sponsorship Form To provide value throughout the entire day for our members, we are providing educational opportunities, however; please note the legislative appointments need to […]

State Rep. Jim Townsend Coffee Hours: R.O. (Oct. 9), M. H. (Oct. 23)

September 25th 2015

State Rep. Jim Townsend Coffee Hours in Royal Oak (Oct. 9), Madison Heights (Oct. 23) (event listing) As a reminder, this year I am holding Coffee Hours on the second and fourth Friday every month: Second Friday at 8:30 a.m. (Oct. 9) Bean and Leaf Café 106 S. Main St. in Royal Oak Fourth Friday at […]

Ferndale Residents Among Thousands at Lansing Protest

December 12th 2012

The bill makes it harder for workers to organize and fight for workplace rights. Unions represent workers in negotiations with employers and in disputes between employees and their bosses. They also negotiate contracts with employers, establishing employee wages and benefits. And they protect workers from being fired without good cause. They are funded by dues paid by union members, which are often a condition of employment…

Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch Presents Information

December 7th 2012

Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch spoke to over 250 people at Coolidge Intermediate School on Dec. 6 about proposed changes to the State’s education system, the legislation for which is being modern taxpushed quickly through by conservatives in Lansing.

Governor Snyder Vetoes Three Election-Related Bills, Signs 11 Others

July 9th 2012

Snyder did sign into law 11 other bills, including those that establish more stringent requirements before a political party will be recognized in Michigan, and requirements that Independent committees must file quarterly spending reports with the State. Other bills require all ballot or petition language must be submitted to the Secretary of State prior to circulation.