September 20, 2019

Roundup: Governor Whitmer appears to be left out of budget negotiations

The budget for K-12 schools from the House has been passed with some bi-partisan cooperation. Governor Whitmer is not completely thrilled, but House Democrats were on board. Here to talk about the state budget are Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow for Public Sector Consultants and T.J. Bucholz the p...

August 21, 2019

After months of debate in Lansing, Michigan could finally see an agreement on how to fix the state’s roads. According to State Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, the Michigan Legislature is making progress in talks with Governor Whitmer about road funding.

August 14, 2019

Vanguard Public Affairs, a Lansing-based strategic communications and public affairs firm, has moved its headquarters to the 14th floor of the historic downtown Lansing Comerica Bank Building after celebrating its fifth anniversary in May.

August 6, 2019

Editor's Note: Nobody wants to face a government shutdown scenario – not Gov. Gretchen WHITMER, not the GOP legislative leaders. The Governor wants the legislature to tackle both the state budget and road funding ASAP. The legislature wants to focus on getting the budget finished by Oct. 1 and work out the road funding dilemma afterwards. That means there’s the poten...

So far it hasn't hurt him — and the Detroit debates are unlikely to do so, especially as his name recognition is high and he has plenty of goodwill built up during his eight years working for President Barack Obama. But if the attacks keep up, he could see an erosion in his position. And don't expect the attacks on his record to slow.

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