Michigan

“Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud now hatch out.” “I Claudius” by Robert Graves   My story on Bill Nowling, the former spokesperson for the Michigan Republican Party, Governor Rick Snyder’s 2010 campaign and current communications strategist to the Snyder administration who “FELT THE BERN” and voted for self-described socialist Democrat Bernie …

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LANSING, Mich. (Mar. 10, 2016) – Two bills introduced in the Michigan legislature would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying nationalized education in the state. Senate Bill 826 (SB826) was introduced on Mar. 1 by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R-Canton) and six co-sponsors while House Bill 5444 (HB5444) was introduced…

Michigan HB5162 would deny state-level support and resources to the NSA and all federal agencies involved in warrantless spying. It must pass in the House Oversight And Ethics Committee to receive a vote in the full House. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill. 1. Call the House Oversight And Ethics Committee Chair,…

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 16, 2015) – A bill filed in Michigan yesterday would not only support efforts to turn off water and electricity to NSA facilities in Utah, Texas and other states, but also would have immediate practical effects on federal surveillance programs if passed. Rep. Martin Howrylak, along with 21 cosponsors from both sides of…

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 15, 2015) – A Michigan bill that would nullify in practice certain federal “voluntary” checkpoints in the state continues to move through the legislative process. Rep. Jim Runestad (R-44) introduced House Bill 4870 (HB4870) on Sept. 16. The legislation would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies and personnel from participating in,…

Michigan HB5026 would put severe restrictions on the government use of drones in the state. HB5026 must pass through the House Committee on Government Operations before the bill can receive a vote in the full House. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill. 1. Call the House Committee on Government Operations Chair,…