Late-September 2022 Newsletter

Control of State House Looks to be a 'Toss-Up" After the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission did its work, the popular analysis in town was the Democrats made significant gains in the Senate map, but the Republicans made out well enough in the state...

Mid-September 2022 Newsletter

Insurance Companies Appeal No Fault Decision to State Supreme Court Auto insurers this week officially appealed a Court of Appeals decision that ruled the 45 percent cut to entities providing health care to those catastrophically injured in traffic crashes cannot be...

Late August 2022 Newsletter

Hernandez Balances Dixon With Legislature, Grassroots Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon on Friday announced that she has selected former Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron as her running mate in the 2022 general election, hoping the selection will sit...

Early August 2022 Newsletter

No Black Representation in Detroit After Redistricting, Crowded Primary As reported by Gongwer, for the first time in nearly 70 years, Detroiters won't have Black representation in Congress, a key factor in the larger conversation on Black representation in elected...

Late July 2022 Newsletter

Friday's Campaign Filings:  Rinke, Dixon Spend Most, Whitmer's War Chest Massive As was reported by Gongwer, Kevin Rinke's personal wealth is dominating the low-spending Republican primary for governor, campaign finance reports filed Friday show, but Democratic...

Early July 2022 Newsletter

Reproductive Freedom for All Could Shatter MI Ballot Effort Records As reported by MIRS, near a Grand Rapids brewery in late June, a group of Reproductive Freedom For All circulators experienced their very-own "Fyre Festival" – as their anticipated 75...

Late June 2022 Newsletter

Tudor Dixon on the Rise in GOP Gubernatorial Race The erratic race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination is now a three-way tie among conservative commentator Tudor Dixon (15%), business executive Kevin Rinke (15%) and “America First” darling Ryan...

Early June 2022 Newsletter

Stamas: Targets Reached on Most Budgets As reported by Gongwer, Senate Appropriations Committee  Chair Sen. Jim Stamas said Friday that targets have been reached on nearly all agency and department budgets, while discussions on what type of potential tax deal can...

Late May 2022 Newsletter

Officials Urge Caution at News of Larger Than Expected State Revenues As reported by Gongwer, while the state continues to have more money than expected – with the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference again upping revenues by $5 billion in the current and next...

Early May 2022 Newsletter

DC Based DLCC to Make Significant Play for MI Senate, House As reported by Gongwer, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is considering both legislative chambers in Michigan among its top priorities to make gains and potentially flip in this year's general...