Government & Political News

SOS Office Issues Update On Early Voting In Michigan

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - Over 765,000 Michigan voters have cast a ballot in the state’s Presidential Primary with one week to go before Election Day, Feb. 27. Of those, more than 18,000 voters turned out for the first three days of in-person early voting over the Presidents Day holiday weekend and over 747,000 voters have submitted their absentee ballot to be counted in the primary.

Early Voting Sites For Pres Primary In MI Open Through 2/25/2024

Michigan Government NewsDetroit, MI - Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, along with more than 6,500 voters across the state, cast a ballot in the Presidential Primary on the first day of in-person early voting.

MDARD Director Applauds MI Gov FY25 Budget Recommendation

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - On Friday, February 9, 2024, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Tim Boring celebrated Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Executive Budget Recommendation, which builds on the momentum of last year, grows the economy and ensures anyone can “make it” in Michigan.

Oakland County Supports R and D Tax Credits Passed In MI

Metro Detroit Government NewsPontiac, MI - Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter announced Friday, February 2, 2024 his support of tax credits for research and development, saying they are essential to the attraction and retention of engineers, researchers, and technicians.

Flags Lowered In MI To Honor MSP Trooper Joel Popp

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 to honor the life and service of Michigan State Police Trooper Joel Popp, who passed away in the line of duty.

MI SOS Encourages Participation In MI Redistricting Process

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is encouraging Michiganders to take part in upcoming public sessions of the Michigan Independent Citizen’s Redistricting Commission (MICRC) to redraw seven state house districts.

MI SOS Benson Urges Swift Action On 14th Amendment Eligibility

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - On Thursday, January 18, 2024, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson formally petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a clear and quick decision on former president Donald Trump’s eligibility to serve as president under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Trump v. Anderson, appeals a ruling barring the former president from the presidential primary ballot in Colorado.

MI Redistricting Commission To Begin Mapping Sessions

Michigan Government NewsLansing, MI - The Michigan Independent Redistricting Commission (MICRC) will begin court-ordered mapping sessions for seven Michigan House districts at a virtual meeting Jan. 16 at 9 a.m.

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