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QUOTE OF THE DAY

 “Eric Doster has been part of the corrupt system where partisan politicians have secretly rigged Michigan's elections by creating districts that benefit them, not voters.” 

- David WAYMIRE, spokesman for Voters Not Politicians, commenting on proposed ballot wording suggested by long time Republican attorney and strategist Eric DOSTER. Doster responded that he's never drawn district maps.

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GOP LG Announcement Expected Wednesday/Posthumus Lyons Odds On Favorite
"The Republican gubernatorial ticket could well be rounded out by early Wednesday morning with the campaign of Attorney General Bill SCHUETTE reporting it will make a “major announcement” at a series of press events beginning in Grand Rapids.  MIRS has been given strong indications the "odds on favorite" in the race is former state representative turned Kent County Clerk, Lisa POSTHUMUS LYONS."
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State Will Close Ojibway Prison In Gogebic County In December
"The state plans to close Ojibway Correctional Facility in Gogebic County on Dec. 1, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) announced today."
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SOS Will Expand Scrutiny Of Voting Rights Amendment Petition
"The Secretary of State (SOS) is expanding its review of the voting rights ballot proposal after its initial review of 500 sample signatures didn't have enough signatures to either recommend approving or denying the petition."
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SBE Vote Could Delay $62M In Marshall Plan Grants
"The State Board of Education (SBE) today deadlocked on a vote to OK criteria for $62 million in grants tied to Gov. Rick SNYDER's Marshall Plan for Talent, which could delay getting those grants out to applicants."
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Livingston County Sues Judge Over Unjust Enrichment
"Livingston County government is suing Judge Theresa BRENNAN, alleging she unjustly enriched herself by using county-paid employees' work time for personal business."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

 “Eric Doster has been part of the corrupt system where partisan politicians have secretly rigged Michigan's elections by creating districts that benefit them, not voters.” 

- David WAYMIRE, spokesman for Voters Not Politicians, commenting on proposed ballot wording suggested by long time Republican attorney and strategist Eric DOSTER. Doster responded that he's never drawn district maps.