Yearly Archive for: ‘2012’


Right to Work: Lawmakers Divided Over Results

Sunday, December 9, 2012 – Set to take office as a state representative in January, Robert Kosowski had hoped to be involved in discussions on the Republican-sponsored right to work legislation. “Unfortunately, the law is going to be pushed through. I had hoped it would be delayed from some good discussion,” said Kosowski, a Westland Democrat. “So much for transparency. It’s …

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‘Sense Of Duty’ Sends Knezek To Iraq, Inspires House Run

Wesdnesday, August 29th – MIRS Capitol Capsule On May 12, 2006, David Knezek, a student at the University of Michigan (U-M)-Dearborn, walked into a U.S. Marine recruitment office and declared he was ready to serve his country. Eleven days later, he was in boot camp. A year later, he was mobilized and sent to Iraq. “I just grew tired of …

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Tony Trupiano Show: Military Voter Protection Package


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Democrats Want to Make It Easier for U.S. Military Members to Vote

Monday, August 13, 2012 – David Eggert LANSING, MI – Democrats are calling for changes making it easier for military and overseas residents to vote in Michigan elections from thousands of miles away, in the wake of 70 local clerks not sending absentee ballots on time. Legislation in the works would count military ballots that are postmarked by Election Day – …

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