Michigan Senate district 31: Mike Green (R), Jeff Mayes (D)
Justices of the United States Supreme Court examined the constitutionality of laws requiring voters to show a government-issued photo ID in order to cast a ballot, in January 2009. As of right now, 24 states have enacted laws requiring a government-issued ID in recent years. Indiana is strictest, requiring anyone voting
A budget deficit is never wanted in any circumstance, whether it is a state's budget or a company's. Currently, Michigan is suffering from a budget deficit of nearly $920 million in the General Fund and School Aid Fund (Michigan.gov). There will always be controversy over the options of raising
On November 2, 2010 the ballot will have many things to vote for, a new Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, the entire State Legislature, and whether or not to have a new constitutional convention. The current Michigan Constitution requires that every 16 years there be a question of whether or
Rep. Mike Simpson (D-MI) has proposed changes to the Michigan legislature that would result in a unicameral system, which, if passed, would make it the second in existence in the US. Simpson’s goal with the reorganization is to create a more transparent, cost-efficient, and trustworthy governing body.
In many elections people have disputed the way we choose our president. Especially in the 2000 election in which our president was voted in with a minority of popular votes which has also occurred in 1824, 1876, and 1888. People have stated that it is thus undemocratic because the person who
Brian P. Palmiter
B: You are on the education committee. I read that you used to be an educator yourself.
H: Taught school for 37 years in Byron Center.
B: Do you focus on education policy yourself or do you do a lot more than that?
H: I'm vice chair of education policy and I'm also on health policy
Interviewer: You spent thirty years with the Eaton County Sheriff's Department, correct?
Senator Rick Jones: Thirty-one years. Started as a Deputy on the road and ended as Sherriff. Then I spent six years in the State House as a State Representative and now Senator.Read more
Interviewer: How was your campaign to be
Michigan State Senate District 7
District 7 is located in Wayne county Michigan. It includes Belleville city, Brownstown Twp, Canton Twp, Flat Rock city, Gibraltar city, Grosse Ile Twp, Huron Twp, Northville city (part), Northville Twp, Plymouth city, Plymouth Twp, Rockwood city, Sumpter Twp, Trenton city, Van Buren Twp and
Representative Alma Wheeler Smith, Michigan House - District 54Read more
November 30, 2009
1. What is your political background like? How did you get interested in politics and when? Did you go to school intent on being involved in politics, or did it just happen at some other point in your life