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This wasn’t the Democratic response I’d been waiting for

As of today, Rick Snyder has been our Governor for three months. To mark the occasion, the Michigan Democratic Party released the following video. While I appreciate that they’re trying to get the word out about the administration’s agenda, I had hoped for something a little more substantive. Maybe I’m naive, but I’d hoped that […]

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What Does Gov. Snyder’s Budget Mean to You?

I spent this evening at a panel discussion at Washtenaw Community College hosted by Michigan State Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor). The event was called, “What Does Governor Snyder’s Budget Mean to You?”, and joining the Senator were Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schrieber, Superintendent of Ypsilanti Public Schools Dedrick Martin, Eastern Michigan University Professor and Chair […]

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Biden announces $53 billion high-speed rail initiative

In April 16, 2009, I reported the following to you: …President Obama gave a brilliant speech on the necessity of high-speed rail in the United States. And, in addition to the $8 billion already set aside for such projects in the stimulus bill, he suggested that we add an additional $1 billion per year for […]

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