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Twitter Reacts To Driver Responsibility Fees Repeal: 'Thank You Obama'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit

Michiganders caught driving without a license or auto insurance will no longer be on the hook for a Driver Responsibility Fee payable to the state -- ...

Race Called For Conyers: Veteran Congressman Wins In 13th District

Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

This is a developing story... The results are in and the venerable John Conyers, Jr. is emerging triumphant in his battle for the newly redistricte...

An Inside Look At The August Primary

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

What are the best reasons for voting for a particular candidate or issue in this August's primary election? Why not ask the candidates and issue advoc...

Would You Vote for Somebody Who Is Pliable?

Sen. Bert Johnson | Posted 09.02.2012 | Detroit
Sen. Bert Johnson

Pliable elected officials, by definition, yield easily to the whims of others -- usually those who fund their campaigns or sell them their endorsements. Anybody who speaks the truth -- much less acts on it -- is a threat to their unchecked grasp on power.

State Senator Faces Crowded Field In U.S. House Race

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.08.2012 | Detroit

State Sen. Bert Johnson became the first candidate to officially file in the race for Michigan's newly redrawn 13th U.S. congressional district last w...

Attorney General Asked To Intervene In Detroit Again

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.07.2012 | Detroit

Concerns about Michigan's emergency managers and potential voter suppression efforts compelled State Sen. Bert Johnson to send a letter to U.S. Attorn...

The Significance of "1"

Sen. Bert Johnson | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Sen. Bert Johnson

Today I submitted the necessary petition signatures to qualify for the ballot for U.S. Congress in Michigan's new 13th Congressional District. I am th...

Highland Park Coalition Will Offer Alternative To Emergency Manager Takeover

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.30.2012 | Detroit

A coalition of Highland Park residents and local civic leaders announced Monday morning the creation of a commission to oppose the takeover of the Hig...