Michigan Report for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Flint Delegation Brings Water Crisis To DNC

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee are bringing the story of the Flint water crisis to the Democratic National Convention this week, as Ms. Weaver addressed attendees Wednesday evening on the matter and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's has promised to make it better.

Mr. Kildee (D-Flint) began by telling attendees about his goal to find ways to improve the lives of his constituents.

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Dems Point To Community Involvement In 15th District Primary

Democratic candidates seeking the nomination in the 15th House District are touting community involvement and personal histories in the Dearborn area in an effort to garner enough support to clear next week's primary.

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Whitmer Impressed By Party Unity, Still ‘Seriously Looking' At Gov Run

Interim Ingham County Prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer has been on-hand at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from the start, calling the experience "phenomenal" and apparently still answering questions about whether she will run for governor in 2018.

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  • Most House GOP Candidates Embrace Trump
  • Vacant Seat in 28th House District Fuels One-Sided Democratic Primary
  • MSP Officer Resigning After Pleading Guilty To Willful Neglect
  • Court: Parking Lanes Not Designed For Travel
  • Snyder Launches Literacy Commission
  • Water Strategy Adds Concentration On Waterfronts, Recreation
 
  • Energy Agency Advocates For Another Proposal To Eliminate Payments On UP Facility
  • State Spent $41.8M On Lawsuits In FY 2014-2015
  • Audit Finds MDOT Complied With Road Warranty Program Concerns
  • Capital Notebook
  • Supplemental Agency Calendar

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