Stories tagged: "2022 election"


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Michigan Voted in Favor of Public Education in the Midterms

With a Democratic trifecta and a shut-down of local "book ban" candidates, Michigan voters showed up for education last week.

In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Whitmer Pledges to Continue Bipartisan Effort— Even After Dems Take Control of State Legislature

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pledged to continue to lead in a bipartisan fashion during a 15-minute address to reporters, family members, state elected officials, and campaign staff on Wednesday after being elected to a second term.

Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) stands in solidarity with with Everytown for Gun Safety. Bayer has her sights set on education for the next legislative session. (Senator Rosemary Bayer via Facebook)
Michigan’s Women: ‘We Belong in the House and We Belong in the Senate’

MICHIGAN—The decision to run for state Legislature isn’t a simple one. Recently, The ‘Gander talked with seven of the women running for Michigan’s House and Senate about what motivated their campaigns—and during those conversations, a familiar theme emerged: frustration with what had become the status quo, and a desire to change it.  By the Numbers...

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Op-Ed: “Repeal the State Retirement Tax,” says Sam Singh

"It’s a tax break that every Michigander could become eligible for once they start tapping into a retirement account."

Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., questions witnesses during hearing on Sept. 17, 2020, on Capitol Hill Washington. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP, File)
Cheney Breaks with Republicans to Endorse Slotkin

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump, who lost her GOP primary, has crossed party lines to formally support a Democrat.

Demonstrators gathered near the Department of Election office as votes in the 2020 presidential election were counted.
Explainer: Why Election Results May Not Be Known Right Away in Michigan

In Michigan, city and township clerks can only begin processing absentee ballots two days before the election—and they can't count votes until Election Day. That will likely lead to delayed results, officials said.

Danilo Gurovich is a strategic technology architect in Marine City, Michigan.
Op-Ed: ‘My grandmother died from an illegal abortion.’

"My grandmother was a hardworking subsistence farmer and mother to three children. When she bled on her bed from a botched abortion, she became one of thousands of women to lose their lives to the criminalized procedure."