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Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Apr. 22, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Detroit News. April 20, 2024. Editorial: Lansing’s financial disclosure rules still lack teeth Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson are right that Michigan’s transparency requirements of elected officials are a joke. Efforts by their...

Primary apathy in Michigan: Democrats, GOP struggle as supporters mull whether to even vote

Feb. 26, 2024 15:49 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rev. Steve Bland Jr. remembers the massive get-out-the-vote effort he helped mobilize four years ago, when pastors and community leaders spread out across Detroit neighborhoods, made phone calls and worked around the clock to encourage people to vote. He's...

Election officials in the US face daunting challenges in 2024. And Congress isn't coming to help

Feb. 21, 2024 14:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With election season already underway, some state election officials are expressing frustration that Congress has yet to allocate federal money they have come to rely on to help cover the costs of securing their systems from attacks, updating equipment and training staff. ...