Tag Archives: Mark Shauer

Snyder to redraw Michigan battle lines, but how?

When the results of the 2010 Census are made public, they will undoubtedly show that the population of Michigan has continued to decrease. And, as a result, our allotment of seats in the House of Representatives will also fall. At least, that’s my rudimentary understanding of how things work. According to the current apportionment plan, […]

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Obstruction 2.0

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell came out yesterday, and said that his top priority, now that his party has retaken Congress, is the defeat of Barack Obama in 2012. It’s amazing to me that with unemployment over 10% and our men and women still dying in Afghanistan that the defeat of our elected President, Barack […]

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Michigan asks Washington for $830 million to establish Detroit-Chicago high-speed rail

Remember how, a while ago, I told you that the feds had set aside over $8 billion for high-speed rail projects, and Michigan was joining with other states in the vicinity of Chicago to make a request? Well, today was the deadline, and it appears as though we’ve requested $830 million from Uncle Sam. At […]

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