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Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards

December 5th 2017

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (MCSC, Dec. 5, 2018) LANSING, MI. – The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving […]

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors

April 25th 2017

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2017) Ferndale, MI – On a day where the Legislature was on Spring Break, State Representative Robert Wittenberg was still working, taking time to visit with constituents of the 27th District.  The Ferndale Seniors group welcomed him as […]

New Law Clarifies What Happens to Digital Life When One Dies (video)

April 9th 2016

New Law Clarifies What Happens to Digital Life When One Dies (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – “It used to be that we would have a shoe box full of pictures and people would pass on that shoe box full of pictures to transmit memory of their loved ones or […]

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video)

February 6th 2016

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – In Flint there have been many people who fought in their own ways to bring attention to the problems faced by residents since the water was switched from Detroit water to water from the Flint River. […]

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 […]

Bridge… Named in Honor of Hockey Player Gordie Howe

May 15th 2015

Bridge Between Canada and US Named in Honor of Hockey Player Gordie Howe (By Jordan Kennedy, press release for Governor Rick Snyder, May 15, 2015) Mr. Hockey led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships, seven consecutive first-place finishes, and now, the Gordie Howe International Bridge will lead Detroit to Canada. Today in Canada, Governor Snyder and […]

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control

March 24th 2015

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control (Bill Boyle, March 24, 2015) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order that moved the state’s school reform office from the Department of Education to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget. That may be one of the most ridiculous statements I have ever written. But, as a […]

Transparency & Economic Vitality: City Launches Munetrix…

September 19th 2011

The Munitrix system will help meet the State’s requirements for increased transparency. “The intent here is to insure that the municipalities give access to communities and their residents exactly where their finances stand,” McGrath said.