Saturday Jul 19
Detroit Free Press
Endorsements: Primary offers voters best chance to shape Michigan Legislature
If history is any guide, about 4 in 5 Michigan voters won't participate in the state's Aug. 5 primary election - and that's a shame, because it's the only opportunity most of them will have to shape the state Legislature that takes office Jan. 1. Sure, there's another contest between now and then: the Nov. 4 general election, in which the ... (more)
House budget amendment would block D.C. gun law enforcement
Congressman Thomas Massey wants to prevent Washington, D.C. city government from spending money to enforce its gun laws.
The Detroit News
District 7 House seat draws large, diverse field of Democrats
Detroit -- The wife of the outgoing state House member, a school board vice president, insurance agent and author are among the Democratic candidates vying to represent state House District 7 in the Aug. 5 primary election.
Galveston,TX-Willard Hiles, 81, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at UTMB Hospital.
Gun bill advances in House, 111-37
In a rare recorded vote on legislation taken before diving into amendments, the House on Wednesday afternoon advanced a bill aimed at reducing gun violence on a 111-37 tally.
State Rep. Thomas Petrolati's legal bills reach $200,000 as...
House Speaker Thomas M. Finneran, left, and state Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow, share a laugh during a political fund-raiser for Petrolati at the Ludlow Country Club in this 2004 file photo.