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Council Member Sheffield’s Statement on the Pistons DDA Amendment Vote

Council Member Sheffield’s Statement on the Pistons DDA Amendment Vote

DETROIT, MI – Detroit City Council Member Mary Sheffield has issued a statement concerning her vote on the Pistons DDA Amendment after many in the community have taken to social media and the airwaves to attack her character. Her official statement is as follows: “Over the last week, some have taken to the airwaves and […]

Snyder makes initial appointments to the Medical Marijuana Licensing Board

Snyder makes initial appointments to the Medical Marijuana Licensing Board

LANSING, MI – On Friday May 26th, 2017, Gov. Rick Snyder announced the initial appointments to the Medical Marijuana Licensing Board established by the Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act. Housed within LARA, the five-member board was created to implement the system of licensing and regulation established under the act for marijuana growth, processing, testing, transporting and […]

Ground-breaking energy legislation sets Michigan on new course for secure, reliable energy future

Ground-breaking energy legislation sets Michigan on new course for secure, reliable energy future

LANSING, MI – Michigan’s new energy laws, Public Act 341 and Public Act 342, take effect today and uniquely position the state to adapt to market forces while removing barriers to a greener and more secure energy future. “I’m excited for this landmark legislation to go into effect,” Gov. Rick Snyder said. “Giving residents cleaner, […]

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, Michigan’s first blind legislator

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, Michigan’s first blind legislator

LANSING, MI – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday, April 3, within the state Capitol complex in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, who died March 30, 2017. “Robert will always be remembered for the many ways he served Michigan and I send my deepest […]

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade asked to Step Down at Trump Administration’s Request

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade asked to Step Down at Trump Administration’s Request

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade will be resigning at the request of the Trump Administration. Barbara McQuade serves as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. 46 federal prosecutors were asked to resign by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, March 10th, 2017.  This is something that is very typical when […]

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