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Past articles by Tim:

Michigan's divided GOP could split and form political shadow party

In the wake of the election of Kristina Karamo to lead Michigan Republicans, how divided is the GOP in the state? It may be split enough to actually splinter into two groups. → Read More

Michigan Democrats approve plan to repeal right to work law

Michigan's controversial Right to Work law is a step closer to being history after a Michigan House committee approved a proposal to repeal the unpopular law. → Read More

Former mid-Michigan congressman Mike Rogers may be considering presidential run

Mike Rogers is a former eight-year state senator and a veteran of 14 years in the U.S. Congress - but he's been out of the political arena for nearly 10 years. → Read More

Democrat state lawmakers vow action on gun reform after Michigan State mass shooting

"For those who say it is too soon, they we need to heal first and should not be talking about legislation now, I reject the notion that we can not do both," she said. "I ask you to join me to do everything in our power to do both - love and legislate in the coming days and weeks." → Read More

$180 'inflation relief' checks: House approves Whitmer's tax cut package despite opposition

Though the governor struggled to get the votes for her package, the House eventually passed it. → Read More

New Whitmer plan would send inflation relief checks to all state taxpayers

The check, of a yet-undetermined amount, would be sent to every taxpayer in the state of Michigan. Some experts say that will have some curbside appeal compared to the Republican plan, which is to roll back the state income tax rate - in which some say you wouldn't really see the money. → Read More

GOP upset after Michigan Democrats adopt tax relief package without automatic rollback of state income tax

A new Michigan tax relief package stops a GOP proposal to slice the state income tax rate from 4.25% to 4.05%. → Read More

Whitmer to talk 'common sense' gun issues in Wednesday's State of the State

"I think you'll see a very reasonable common sense set of policies that are geared toward keeping people safe," said Gov. Whitmer. → Read More

State road groups want electric vehicle owners to make up for lost revenue from gas tax

State lawmakers have already imposed a higher registration fee on EVs, but the coalition wants that to be increased. → Read More

Ex-candidate for governor Perry Johnson drops cryptic clues about political future

Former Republican candidate for governor Perry Johnson is running another political Super Bowl ad next month - announcing he is running for the US Senate, or possibly even, president of the United States. → Read More

Whitmer, both political parties moving toward tax cut for families, seniors

"Where we go from here, it will be a lot of negotiation, and we will see what the final bill looks like when it comes to my desk," Whitmer said. → Read More

History-making Democrat-led state legislature gets underway in Lansing

"It is significant that the gavel is changing hands from Republicans to Democrats," she said. "People who in the past have been excluded from these halls of power due to race, religion, sexual orientation are now senators." → Read More

GOP, Dems strategize to run for Stabenow's Senate seat; may face pressure to retire early

Republicans and Democrats will be vying for a Senate seat after U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced her plan no to run for reelection. But Demcorats could push her to retire early to set up the Senate for the future. → Read More

Whitmer 1-on-1 talks issues that helped determine election win

The governor did get a big boost from the U.S. Supreme Court which tossed out the Roe v. Wade abortion decision. → Read More

Michigan Gov. Whitmer backs fee for electric vehicles to fund road repairs

“I think it is important for us to have a sustainable revenue source because our roads and bridges have been underfunded for decades,” Whitmer said. → Read More

Will Gov. Gretchen Whitmer run for president?

While Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has said she doesn't plan to run for president in 2024, she hasn't taken future years off the table. → Read More

Pollster says Trump 'should be worried' as data shows Michigan support is waning

"Trump is cratering even more among Republicans. In one new poll, it's a 20-point lead with (Florida Gov. Ron) DeSantis over Trump," Porn said. → Read More

National media: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is possible 'presidential material'

The picture appeared in an article from the Huffington Post outlining all the possible Democratic presidential contenders including this quote: "How about taking another run at electing the first women to be president - meet Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer." → Read More

Republican Kevin Rinke says he plans to take another run at governor

"I would have liked to be the 50th governor of the state of Michigan, and being 51st governor wouldn't be half bad either," Rinke said. → Read More

'User fee' Electric Vehicle tax may be coming soon for Michigan residents

No free rides? Michigan is mulling an Electric Vehicle tax user fee based on tracking how far drivers go - with the road-building industry behind it. → Read More