Through the fall of 2011, MiVote.org and the Michigan Consumers for Healthcare joined forces to host a number of community conversations across Michigan. The goal of the conversations was to help interested citizens across Michigan learn more about the Affordable Care Act and the decisions facing Michigan’s lawmakers and government leaders. Conversations were held in Southeast […]
The 8th Annual Michigan Student Political Issues Convention is underway at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, and MiVote.org is there to collect comments and opinions. Former Congressmen Bart Stupak (D-MI) will be delivering the keynote address at the opening session, but a number of other current and former lawmakers are also expected to drop by. During […]
The state Senate has adopted a bill to create a statewide health coverage exchange where people and businesses could comparison shop for insurance. Learn more from Michigan Radio.
Michigan takes the political center stage tonight when eight Republican contenders vying for President Barack Obama’s job will square off on their economic visions and address some concerns that have been dogging their campaigns. See coverage from a variety of organizations: From The Detroit News: Michigan in GOP debate spotlight. From the Detroit Free Press: […]
In one of Wayne County’s biggest political upsets of Tuesday night, voters in Grosse Pointe Shores ousted the incumbent mayor and two council members. Read more in the Detroit Free Press.
Detroiters overwhelming approved a new city charter, reforming a city government that for years has been plagued by corruption and distrusted by residents. Read more from The Detroit News.
State Representative Paul Scott is the first Michigan lawmaker since 1983 to be recalled. Scott was targeted by the Michigan Education Association for his support of changes to the state’s teacher tenure law and budget cuts to education funding. Read and hear more from Michigan Radio.
Unless you’ve worked at the Grand Hotel – or are more intrepid than the average guest – there are probably portions of this landmark summer hotel and its grounds that you’ve never seen. Recently, a small team from MiVote.org and Detroit Public Television’s visited Mackinac Island to plan for our live coverage of the Mackinac […]