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Conservative Coalition Hosts “Dirty Dozen” Protests in Birmingham & Novi

April 19th 2017

Conservative Coalition Hosts “Dirty Dozen” Protests in Birmingham & Novi (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2017) Birmingham, MI – As residents pulled through the parking lot of the Birmingham Post Office to drop off their taxes by the April 18 deadline, they were greeted by four people with anti-tax signs. In five communities across the […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Republican Randy LeVasseur is running for State Representative for the 26th District which is Madison Heights and Royal Oak.  He is running against Democrat Jim Ellison who is the current Mayor of Royal Oak. […]

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated)

March 8th 2016

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2016) Pontiac, MI – This is where the Oakland County 115 News Hub (aka oc115) will post results of the ballot proposals through the county and the results of the Presidential Primaries taking place in Michigan on Tuesday, March 8. […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4

April 8th 2015

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4 (OCRP Press Release, April 8, 2015) The Oakland County Republican Party (OCRP) is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Governor Scott Walker. The 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace […]

Oakland County Voters to Decide on DIA Support

June 1st 2012

The millage is similar to one approved by voters in 2008, giving the three Counties authority and support to the Detroit Zoo. Other regional arts and education attractions have folded in recent years without stable public support, including the Detroit Science Center and the Bell Isle Aquarium.

Appeals Court Sides with Democrats in Redistricting Case

March 8th 2012

Bill Mullins, press liaison for County Executive Patterson, said “We completely expected it to go 2-1. Two of the judges were [former Governor Jennifer] Granholm’s appointees and we fully expected them to sway that way. We have already filed in the Michigan Supreme Court and we hope to have a ruling in the next 2-3 weeks.”

Party Politics Sours State of the County Address

February 15th 2012

The Democrat’s rouge address and Patterson’s official one give wildly different views of Oakland County and the quality of life residents experience.

Patterson’s speech painted a positive picture of a thriving Oakland County.

SOAR Meeting to Help People “Get A Job”

January 27th 2011

The South Oakland Area Republicans (SOAR) is opening their Feb. 3, 2011 meeting up to anyone who would like to come and learn more improving their chances of finding employment. Their “Get a Job” Workshop will feature experts in the area of job hunting, including Ferndale Career Center Career Workforce Development Counselor David Straka.

SOARing to the Conservative Side of Ferndale

October 15th 2010

…Lifelong Ferndale resident Sean House is the President of SOAR: The South Oakland Area Republican Club, which meets at the Berkley American Legion. …(read more)