Stories tagged: "petition"


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What’s Up With Minimum Wage in Michigan? 

Everybody has an opinion on wages. In Michigan, lawsuits, petitions, and voters will soon decide on an increase of the state's minimum wage.

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Two Conservative-Backed Initiative Campaigns Submit Signatures. What Happens Now?

Secure MI Vote and Let MI Kids Learn want to squeeze their initiatives through to the Legislature by the end of the year, but that seems unlikely. 

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A Look at the Petition to Guarantee Reproductive Freedom for Michiganders

While court battles wage over the future of abortion access, a petition could put that right to a majority vote of the people.

The then-Chief of Detroit Police James Craig speaks with the press about the protests taking place in Detroit, Michigan, June 3, 2020. Photo by Seth Herald via Getty.
UPDATE: Half of Republican Candidates Disqualified After Forgery Scandal

Republican frontrunners for governor were rocked by a forgery scandal that could see them forced out of the race.

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Conservative Organizers Haven’t Collected Enough Signatures for Petitions. That Won’t Stop Them, Yet.

A group of conservative organizers is still hoping to bypass voters on key issues after a missed deadline. They’re not giving up.

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‘For Your Neighbors:’ One Michigan Military Family’s Fight Against COVID-19

A Michigan military family shares how they view the responsibility to keep their neighbors safe during COVID-19. Here's how the Kesslers are helping.

DETROIT, MI  - DECEMBER 19: A community member signs a nominating petition to help gain Gretchen Whitmer ballot access for Michigan Governor.  (Photo by Ali Lapetina for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Keep Going Michigan: How to Get Your Great Idea on the Ballot

Some of the most powerful changes brought to Michigan law have come from citizen-led petition campaigns getting issues on the ballot. Here's how they did it.