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Bill Ballenger Report, August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 - 12:54:00 pm (America/Detroit)
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TWO OVERLOOKED TAKEAWAYS FROM MICHIGAN REPUBLICANS’ CONVENTION, AND NEITHER IS GOOD FOR GOP
Think about these two things:
The dissing of a state Republican Supreme Court nominee (Elizabeth “Beth” Clement) by assembled delegates at a state convention is unprecedented in Michigan political history, and it can’t bode well for what has been a GOP majority on the high bench going forward, whether Clement wins in the Nov. 6 general election or not.
 A tone-deaf Michigan Republican Party did the unthinkable — it nominated two males for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees in the year of “... Continue reading "Bill Ballenger Report, August 27, 2018"...


MIRS Monday Podcast, August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 - 8:51:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Two Republican figures who could have helped unify the state party going into November -- Gov. Rick Snyder and state Sen. Patrick Colbeck -- were nowhere near the Lansing Center this weekend. The MIRS team talks about this, the lack of convention support for Justice Beth Clement and more observations from the GOP convention. Plus, hear raw audio from Republican U.S. Senate nominee John James and the top of the GOP ticket.

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Great Quote
August 25, 2018 - 12:50:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Politics

"The right to criticize government is also an obligation to know what you are talking about." Lent Upson, first director of the Citizens Research Council



Ballenger Friday Morning Report, August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018 - 8:28:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer picks youthful tech guru Garlin Gilchrist to be her running mate for Michigan Lieutenant Governor.

 

Dems and GOP prepare for this weekend's major party state nominating conventions.

 

Genesee Co. district judge orders Nick Lyon, director of the state Dept. of Health & Human Services, to stand trial for manslaughter stemming from the deaths of two elderly men in Genesee Co. allegedly from Legionnaires Disease possibly connected to contaminated Flint River water.

 

Interview with Democratic Oakland Co...

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Dome, August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018 - 8:14:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Tom Watkins:  Wake up, America!


Eric Freedman: The Long and the Short of It



Michigan public schools starting the year nearly $1 billion short thanks to Legislature’s budgeting...
August 23, 2018 - 3:04:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Education, K-12

Lawmakers have diverted $4.5 billion from K-12 schools over past eight years


 


LANSING—As Michigan kids head back to school this month, they’ll be yet again missing out on hundreds of millions of dollars in budget funding that lawmakers have diverted elsewhere, according to a new report by the Michigan League for Public Policy released today. This includes $637 million in lost K...

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MeL Minute : Mel Website Restructuring
August 23, 2018 - 8:40:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Libraries

In addition to the coming database changes, the library community will also see changes to the MeL.org site. One of our goals is to organize the content in a way that makes it easier to find, so not only will the look and feel be changing, but some of the content will be moving to homes that fit better. 


 


This week's MeL Minute highlights the changes to the Government, Legal, and Michigana portals. Just like a library's physical stacks need to be managed, we have been busy weeding and re-arranging to ensure the content in these three...

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Featured Grants from GrantStation Insider, August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018 - 7:33:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Grants   Categories: GrantStation Insider

National Funding
Opportunities Throughout the U.S.


Support to Address the Adverse Effects of Mining
Indigenous Environmental Network/Western Mining Action Network: Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program

The Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program, sponsored by the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Western Mining Action Network, provides support to community-based organizations and tribes or tribal programs in the U.S. and Canada. The goal of the program is to support the capacity building efforts of mining-impacted communities...

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Public health spending lags in Michigan, and we have the poor outcomes to show for it
August 21, 2018 - 3:42:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Health



"The right to criticize government is also an 


obligation to know what you are talking about."


Lent Upson, first director of the Citizens Research Counci




 







 

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2018-2019 Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP)
August 21, 2018 - 1:06:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Grants   Categories: MSU Grants

Dear Colleagues:


The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies invites applications to the 2018-2019 Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP). Guidelines and instructions can be found online at the Grant Proposal System (GPS) website (https://msu.smapply.io). Proposals are to be submitted electronically through the HARP GPS site. If you have any questions after reviewing the HARP website, contact us at: proposal@msu.edu or 432-3773.

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