May 21, 2019

Vanguard Public Affairs, a Lansing-based public affairs firm, is celebrating its five-year anniversary as a company this May with two important growth opportunities: expanding its office to Detroit and promoting former MLive Executive Jen Eyer to Partner.

Next week, Tlaib is expected to open the first of four service centers across her district, this one in River Rouge. The idea is to give her constituents a place, not too far from their homes, where they can go to ask for help, with the idea that her staff can act as a go-between to federal services such as Social Security or protection under the Equal Employment Opportu...

December 17, 2018

 Editor's note: Vanguard President and Managing Partner TJ Bucholz comments on the Michigan Legislature's Lame Duck session.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is on an appointment spree as he prepares to leave office, filling vacant posts ranging from high-profile university boards to obscure commissions that promote carrot consumption and regulate elevator inspections.

The Ann Ar...

December 17, 2018

 Editor's Note: What the GOP Legislature has been doing this lame duck session has been characterized nationally as a "power grab." However, is this alleged 'power grab' a broad-based reaction to the Democrats sweeping the top statewide political races in November, or is Nessel the primary catalyst and target? MIRS asked a panel of political pundits to tackle that questi...

Republicans are now calling the irresponsible House plan for Detroit Public Schools a “compromise.”

Only in our Bizarro-world Michigan political system can that word be used.

In the business world our Republican leaders are so fond of saying they want to emulate, a compromise is a mutually agreeable solution between conflicting stakeholders.

Who is missing from this “compro...

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