Michigan

Mayor

Mayor Bliss endorses LaGrand to fill her shoes, lead city of GR

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss officially endorsed David LaGrand Tuesday to take over as the city’s mayor when her term is up. Mayor Bliss said the following in a Facebook post: “I’m endorsing David LaGrand for mayor because of his proven track record in promoting environmental sustainability, his commitment to enhancing […]

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City Council

Outspoken Flint City Councilman Eric Mays dies | Local | #citycouncil

Flint’s First Ward is mourning the loss of their longtime City Councilman Eric Mays, who died on Saturday. FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – The city of Flint is mourning the loss of outspoken Councilman Eric Mays, who died on Saturday. The city announced Mays’ death Saturday evening. The 65-year-old’s death was attributed to natural causes […]

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Mayor

Dearborn Mayor Among Wave of Michigan Officials to Join ‘Uncommitted’ Campaign

More than 30 state representatives, mayors, city council members, and other elected officials in Michigan on Wednesday announced they had joined a grassroots effort to push voters in the crucial swing state to send a clear warning to U.S. President Joe Biden in the upcoming Democratic primary by voting “uncommitted.” The elected officials, including Dearborn […]

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Alabama

Trump Will Skip Republican Debate in Alabama to Host Fundraiser | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Donald Trump will skip the Republican presidential debate next week to attend a fundraiser for his campaign in Hallandale Beach, Florida, according to a person familiar with the planning. Trump, who leads the field by a significant polling margin, has skipped every debate so far, arguing that he would not benefit from allowing his rivals […]

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Alabama

Newsom-DeSantis debate to be a display of current and future presidential ambitions | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (TND) — Thursday night will feature a political debate between two big-state governors who have long been considered future presidential candidates as Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are set to continue their public feud in an event hosted by Fox News. DeSantis, who is running for the Republican […]

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Mayor

Traverse City Mayor acknowledged for service

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — Traverse City Commissioners honored Mayor Richard Lewis. Monday’s meeting would be the Mayor’s last in the position. Over the summer, Lewis announced he wouldn’t be running for re-election, ending his two year run as Mayor. “This really goes to you guys, commission members, to all the staff in this, everybody […]

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City Council

Jackson seeking applicants for vacant 5th ward City Council seat | #citycouncil

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) – The City of Jackson is looking to fill the vacant Fifth Ward City Council seat. The city said Jackson residents from the Fifth Ward have an opportunity to represent their neighborhood on the City Council. Former Fifth Ward City Councilmember Karen Bunnell resigned in September 2023. Ward five comprises the western […]

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City Council

Charlotte’s future with commercial marijuana to be discussed in city council meeting | #citycouncil

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) – City Council members and Charlotte residents will discuss commercial marijuana within city limits on Monday. On Aug. 21, officials will have a public hearing on two ordinances that involve marijuana establishments in Charlotte. People have five minutes to present their comments about the ordinances on Monday starting at 7 p.m. People […]

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Arkansas

Jan. 6 defendant who beat officer with flagpole during Capitol riot sentenced to over 4 years in prison

An Arkansas truck driver who beat a police officer with a flagpole holding an American flag during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot was sentenced Monday to over four years in prison. Peter Francis Stager struck the Metropolitan Police Department officer with his flagpole at least three times as other rioters pulled the officer, head first, […]

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City Council

City Council Races Taking Shape | #citycouncil

(La Porte, IN) – Three people, so far, are running for two at-large seats on the La Porte City Council.   One of the at-large incumbents, republican Tim Franke, is seeking a second term. Dakota Euler and Lauren Huffman are also in the race for the republican nomination in the May primary.   So far, […]

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