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Elections

Published February 28, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Debbie Binder, the township clerk for West Bloomfield, said she is expecting high turnout at each of the three major elections scheduled this year.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — Vice President Mike Pence said President Donald Trump delivered on “all promises he made to Michigan” to about 150 people in a 32-minute speech at the Detroit Marriott, Troy, hotel Feb. 25. 

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Published February 26, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At press time, the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office was reviewing multiple alleged campaign violations filed by the head of a pro-marijuana advocacy group, in relation to the upcoming March 10 ballot proposal.

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Published February 24, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Michigan’s absentee ballots were recently designed with different colors and features to help voters differentiate the pieces — the envelope the ballot comes in and the envelope meant to hold the ballot on its way back to the local clerk’s office.

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Published February 21, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — On March 10, voters in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties will decide on whether or not to renew a millage for the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Published February 21, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Come March 10, voters will decide on a Macomb Intermediate School District Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal. The initiative is a 1.9 mill 10-year county-wide millage proposal that will generate funding for Macomb County’s 21 public school districts if it is approve

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Published February 17, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS —  As residents draw closer to deciding whether or not to approve a $98 million bond proposal for Farmington Public Schools March 10, concerns of trust, transparency and adequate plans stemming from the $131.5 million bond voters approved in 2015 loom for some residents.

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Published February 14, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts is out in the community trying to raise awareness of the millage that has been helping support the museum since 2012.

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Published February 11, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — A decade ago, Bloomfield Township voters approved a public safety millage increase to keep services thriving amid the economic downturn that sent property values tumbling.

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Published February 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The countdown to the 2020 census is ticking, and Sterling Heights officials are counting on residents to do their part to be counted.

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Published February 7, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The current term of the West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees (2016-2020) has been a peaceful one, defined by civility among its members — a refreshing change of pace from previous cycles, where in-fighting was a common occurrence, officials said.

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Published February 4, 2020

OAKLAND/MACOMB COUNTY — Registered voters are seeing a change this year, as envelopes containing absentee ballots have a new look ahead of the March 10 election.

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Published January 31, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Lakeview voters will be asked to renew a non-homestead millage that provides nearly $2.5 million to the district for operations in March.

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Published January 30, 2020

WARREN — As Dana Inc. employees waited for the arrival of President Donald Trump Jan. 30, supporters and protesters stood outside along Van Dyke Avenue in front of the manufacturing facility.

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Published January 20, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Attention, voters. Statewide mandated changes have been made to absentee envelopes that will be received by voters in 2020.

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Published January 20, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A special meeting was held Jan. 15 in Macomb Township to allow applicants for the vacant trustee position to address the Board of Trustees regarding their qualifications.

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Published January 17, 2020

CENTER LINE — A 10-year tax increase to support public safety in Center Line that passed by a huge margin in August 2011 is coming back to the ballot for a renewal in March.

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Published December 17, 2019

LANSING — A judge recently rejected motions in two lawsuits related to the voter-approved Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

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Published November 15, 2019

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WAYNE COUNTY — Wayne County residents are gathering signatures to put an initiative that supports after-school programs on the March 10, 2020, ballot.

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Published November 14, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — A new term is underway in Mount Clemens government. A special City Commission organizational meeting was held Nov. 12, a couple  of hours after elected officials were sworn in.

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