iOS app Android app

Michigan State Senate

We Broke Michigan

Laura Packard | Posted 03.04.2016 | Detroit
Laura Packard

Michigan state government has been broken for decades, but it's just now coming to people's attention outside our state via the Flint water crisis and the Detroit Public Schools crisis. How did this happen? And could it happen to you?

Perhaps "Compromise" and "Politics" Can Coexist? Candidate Fishman Switches Sides and Hopes So

Kevin Walsh | Posted 07.01.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

This "all-for-one and none-for-all" mentality might not make those four musketeers cringe, but it did cause one young Republican to leave his party.

$100 by Tuesday and You Could Be a State Senator: Great Pay, Hours and Benefits!

Kevin Walsh | Posted 06.18.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Do you hate those knocks on the door with people holding clipboards? Have you thought of running for office but don't want to be the next Avon lady?

A New Generation of Leadership in the Great Lakes State: Ryan Fishman Runs For Mich. State Senate

Nick Norton | Posted 02.15.2014 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Ryan Fishman, a Birmingham-based attorney, wants to be the next state senator from Michigan's 13th district. Mr. Fishman, only 25 years old, isn't letting his age stand in the way of seeking elected office.

Cyber Schools: What the FAQ? A Union Goon's Tea Party Question Reveals New British Taxation

Kevin Walsh | Posted 08.31.2013 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

The following was originally published by Kevin in his blog, If Columbus explored as much as the Detroit Free Press, he'd have neve...

Joy Resmovits

Michigan Charter And Cyber School Bills Lack Quality Controls | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Among the bundle of Republican education bills snaking its way through Lansing is a pair of measures that, at first glance, appears to capitalize on n...

Michigan Senate Approves Charter School Expansion

Posted 12.07.2011 | Education

Michigan's state Senate narrowly passed a bill Thursday that allows the expansion of charter schools in the state. The bill now goes to the state H...