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Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting

December 17th 2015

Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting (C. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2015) Lansing, MI – Voting just got more complicated in Michigan as the Legislature voted, mostly along party lines, to eliminate straight ticket voting.  They also removed a companion bill that would have expanded absentee voting options. After breaking for the holiday, Republicans […]

Viewpoint: Educational Achievement Authority Legislation Moving Ahead

March 14th 2013

The whole EAA approach is based on the notion that the way to help struggling schools is to take them over and toss out everyone who used to work there. There is no partnership with the local school district (which still has responsibility for other struggling schools), no voice offered to the community, and…