THANK YOU to the Oakridge Community

Times are tough in Muskegon.  With the Michigan Legislature cutting the Michigan Promise Scholarship this Fall, the financial challenges for Oakridge seniors heading off to college are particularly striking.  That’s why we are so grateful to the  individuals and businesses who in 2009 donated to the OEA Building A Better World Scholarship.  In seven years […]

And so…the clock is ticking. What’s going on in Lansing?

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Governor Granholm takes off the gloves

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THE PROMISE – Dead or Alive – who knows?

I have been calling all over Lansing today in an effort to certify the death of the Michigan Promise.  Senator Dillan’s office, Governor Granholm’s office,  Representative Valentine’s office – nobody is willing to say that this thing is done…even though IT IS. This is crazy.   I think that Lansing is embarrassed – I believe that our […]

The Promise is Dead – officially eliminated from 2010 budget

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Granholm calls it a VETO…Bishop calls it EXTORTION

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More Budget Victims – Old people in Nursing Homes

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Granholm and Bishop meet – GOP to release SIX bills next week – lookie who they plan to tax

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Governor Granholm is Getting Vocal

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No New Revenues – Dems and Repubs are Fighting Again

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