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Michigan Proposals 2012

Voters Overturn Controversial Law

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

In a victory for unions and grassroots organizers, Michigan voters struck down a law that allowed state-appointed emergency managers to renegotiate un...

State Rejects Home Health Care Measure

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Proposal 4, which would have created a new registry for Michigan's home health care workers by amending the state constitution, was sunk by voters at ...

State Rejects Collective Bargaining Measure

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

In a major blow to Michigan unions, voters rejected a proposal that would have amended the state's constitution to guarantee public and private-sector...

Michigan Rejects Proposal 5

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Michigan's voting public has come out strongly against Proposal 5. The measure would have amended the state constitution to change how the state gover...

State Rejects Renewable Energy Proposal

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Proposal 3, a state ballot initiative promoting renewable energy, fizzled out at the polls Tuesday. 36 percent of voters supported the measure, while ...

LIVE UPDATES: Election Day In Michigan

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

On Election Day, Michigan voters will consider six proposals and vote in a plethora of important races. The state has 16 electoral votes in the presid...

WATCH: The Most Egregious Michigan Campaign Ads

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

As election season draws to a close, Michigan voters are looking forward to more than finding out the results. Nov. 7 will also bring much-needed reli...

David Sands

Guess How Much Has Been Spent On This Election's State Campaign Races

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

All those political ads popping up on television and computer screens for Michigan state campaigns this election season come with a hefty price tag. ...

DEBATE: Should Michigan Pass The Proposal 6 Bridge Amendment?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Is the proposed New International Trade Crossing really a bridge to nowhere? What with $4.65 million in ads blaring opposition to the planned gover...

Should Proposal 3, The Renewable Energy Amendment, Get Your Vote?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan voters won't just be electing a president at the polls on Tuesday. Your ballot will also ask you to decide the fate of the emergency manag...

Publius: Why You Should Vote In Detroit

Publius | Vince Keenan | Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

This post was originally published on the Urban Innovation Exchange. Do-it-yourself Detroit is on borrowed time. Working around the democr...

POLL: Shocking Results On Emergency Manager Law

Detroit News / Detroit Free Press | John Wisely | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit

Michigan's controversial emergency manager law appears to be in trouble with 43% of Michigan voters ready to scrap it in a referendum on Tuesday's bal...

Attorney Behind The EM Law Referendum: We Have A Right To Democracy

The Huffington Post | Ashley C. Woods | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

On Tuesday, Michigan voters will cast a "yay" or "nay" for Proposal 1, upholding or rejecting one of the state's most controversial laws. Public Act ...

A Look At Michigan's 2012 State Ballot Proposals

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

This Tuesday, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to decide on six momentous state ballot measures. But what's on the ballot menu, you might ...

Joy Resmovits

Michelle Rhee's Group Wades Into Michigan Union Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2012 | Education

Michelle Rhee is jumping into another union battle -- this time in Michigan. As Washington, D.C. schools chief, Rhee sparred with American Federati...