Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day”

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Southfield, MI- While many governmental offices are closed on Monday in honor of Columbus Day, The Cities of Southfield and Ferndale have taken a different approach to the day. The announcement Southfield’s social media and website says “The City of Southfield…

Proposed Bill Would Allow for Court Cost Recovery in Open Meetings Act Violations Cases

Proposed Bill Would Allow for Court Cost Recovery in Open Meetings Act Violations Cases (Michigan House of Representatives, Oct. 5, 2018) White Lake, Troy, MI- The Michigan House of Representatives has introduced a plan to better protect the public and hardworking taxpayers through additional Open Meetings Act parameters. House Bill 6411, sponsored by state Reps.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Tonja Brice for Ortonville Village Board President

2018 Candidate Interview: Tonja Brice for Ortonville Village Board President (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2018) Ortonville, MI -Tonja Brice is running for Ortonville Village Board President. There are two candidates running for one seat – Tonja Brice and Coleen Skornicka. This is a nonpartisan position with a two year term. Election Day is Nov.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Thomas McKenney for Holly Village Council President

2018 Candidate Interview: Thomas McKenney for Holly Village Council President (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2018) Holly, MI-  Thomas (Tom) McKenney is running to retain his seat at the Holly Village Council President.  He was appointed to the position earlier this year. There are three candidates on the ballot for this position: Nicole Edwards, John…

Southfield Seeking Developers for “EverCentre” Project

Southfield Seeking Developers for “EverCentre” Project (City of Southfield, Oct. 4, 2018) Southfield, MI- The city of Southfield has reissued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for qualified developers for the vacant 8.15-acre “EverCentre” property located at the corner of Evergreen Road and Civic Center Drive. The city of Southfield is seeking to develop a centrally…

2018 Candidate Interview: Leslie Love Smith for Southfield School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Leslie Love Smith for Southfield School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Southfield, Lathrup Village, MI- Leslie Love Smith is running for re-election to the Southfield School Board. There are five people running for two positions. The candidates are Michael Benson, Dennis L. Cotton, Eric D. Jenkins, Darrell B. Joyce and…

2018 Candidate Interview: John Beaver for Madison District School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: John Beaver for Madison District School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Johnathon (John) Beaver is running for Madison District School Board. There are six candidates running for three seats. Candidates are Johnathon Beaver, Michael M. Hohner, Mark Holcomb, Debra Ott, Beth M. Scott and Gloria Thompson. This…

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Bethany Blackburn for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Behtany Blackburn is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Anjali Prasad for Bloomfield Hills School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Anjali Prasad for Bloomfield Hills School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Troy, MI- Anjali Prasad running for Bloomfield Hills School Board. This is a non-partisan position. There are four seats available with four year terms. Candidates are Howard Baron, Jennifer Cook, Lisa…

2018 Candidate Interview: Marc Siegler for Walled Lake School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Marc Siegler for Walled Lake School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Walled Lake, White Lake, Farmington Hills, Bloomfield Township, Commerce Township, Wixom, Novi, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake and Wolverine Lake, MI- Marc A. Siegler is running for re-election to the Walled Lake Consolidated School Board. There are three people running…

2018 Candidate Interview: Peggy Casagrande for Walled Lake School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Peggy Casagrande for Walled Lake School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Walled Lake, White Lake, Farmington Hills, Bloomfield Township, Commerce Township, Wixom, Novi, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake and Wolverine Lake, MI- Peggy Casagrande is running for re-election to the Walled Lake Consolidated School Board. There are three people running for…

2018 Candidate Interview: Greg Pavuk for Walled Lake School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Greg Pavuk for Walled Lake School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Walled Lake, White Lake, Farmington Hills, Bloomfield Township, Commerce Township, Wixom, Novi, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake and Wolverine Lake, MI- Greg Pavuk is running for Walled Lake Consolidated School Board. There are three people running for two seats.  The…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jocelyn Benson for Secretary of State

2018 Candidate Interview: Jocelyn Benson for Secretary of State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Lansing, MI- Jocelyn Benson is running as the Democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State in the Nov. 6, 2018 election. Also on the ballot are Republican Mary Treder Land, Libertarian Gregory (Greg) Stempfle, and US Taxpayer Party Robert Gale.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Gregory Stempfle for Secretary of State

2018 Candidate Interview: Gregory Stempfle for Secretary of State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Lansing, MI- Gregory (Greg) Stempfle is running as the Libertarian candidate for Michigan Secretary of State in the Nov. 6, 2018 election. Also on the ballot are Republican Mary Treder Land, Democrat Jocelyn Benson and US Taxpayer Party Robert Gale.…