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Governor Whitmer Expects Tough Campaign


The general election is in 14 weeks, and Governor Gretchen Whitmer is sure the battle with Republican nominee Tudor Dixon will be tough. “We cannot understate how stark the difference is,” says Whitmer. “But we, in this

Upton Welcomes Passage Of Telemedicine Bill


Congressman Fred Upton is welcoming House passage of the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act last week. He tells WSJM News the bill will help ensure doctors can continue providing remote appointments with patients who can’t physically come

Nesbitt Wins Senate Primary, LaSata Goes Down


Following Tuesday’s primaries, Republican state Senator Aric Nesbitt will head into November’s general election facing Democrat Kim Jorgensen Gane after defeating two challengers. Nesbitt says he’s “honored for the opportunity to work side-by-side with Tudor Dixon and

Van Buren County Election Results


Voters in Van Buren County had several ballot proposals to consider Tuesday. Countywide, they approved the public safety millage, the ambulance millage, and the Senior Services millage in several townships. Looking at a handful of township proposals,

Berrien County Election Results


Tuesday’s primaries included contested races for some Berrien County Board of Commissioners seats. Democrat Chokwe Pitchford defeated Joseph Taylor in the 3rd District Tuesday, meaning Pitchford will be on the ballot in November. In the 9th District,

Senator LaSata Loses Primary


State Senator Kim LaSata will not return to the state Legislature in January. She lost her primary election to John Lindsey on Tuesday. Lindsey had the backing of former President Trump. LaSata served one term in the

Huizenga, Walberg Cruise To Primary Wins


Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Tim Walberg won their Republican primaries on Tuesday. Huizenga, in the Fourth District, faced no Republican opponent in the primary. He also has no Democratic opponent in November. Meanwhile, Walberg in Michigan’s Fifth