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The Top 200 Lobbyists Jan.-July 2017

This is a PDF listing the 200 lobbyists who reported spending the most trying to influence Michigan officeholders over the first seven months of 2017, from Jan. 1 through July 31. The numbers are based on filings with the Michigan Secretary of State. read more

posted on 09/11/2017

Giving By Quicken Loans-Tied Donors To House Members In 2017

This PDF displays the contributions of five Quicken Loans-tied donors to House members in 2017. The contributions happened between Jan. 1, 2017 and July 20, 2017. The House approved a tax incentive package supported by Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert in May 2017. The document is based on campaign finance disclosures. read more

posted on 09/11/2017

Senate Bill 335 S-3

This is the version of Senate Bill 335, the Super PAC bill, that the Senate advanced from second to third reading on Sept. 6, 2017. The highlighted sections are changed from the version the Senate Elections Committee voted on earlier this year. read more

posted on 09/06/2017

Altobelli Letter

This is a letter from Dean Altobelli to Gov. Rick Snyder covering his concern for judges' campaigns taking contributions from parties involved in cases before the judges. read more

posted on 08/31/2017

MHSA Contributions

The expenditures of the Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates PAC for the first months of 2017. read more

posted on 07/18/2017

GCSI Contributions

The expenditures of the Governmental Consultant Services Inc. PAC for the beginning of 2017. read more

posted on 07/18/2017

Fee Payments By Current Lawmakers

This is a spreadsheet of fee payments by current Michigan lawmakers as of June 1, 2017. It includes the web addresses of documents showing the individual fee payments. read more

posted on 06/07/2017

Michigan Campaign Finance Network's Analysis Of Senate Bill 335

The following document was written by Craig Mauger, executive director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, about Senate Bill 335, which was introduced on April 27. It would allow Michigan candidates to solicit unlimited contributions to Super PACs that support the candidates and are supposed to be independent. Also, it would allow Super PACs to share common vendors with the candidate committees. read more

posted on 05/04/2017

Top 150 PACs for 2017-2018 As Of April 20, 2017

This list shows the political committees that reported raising the most money from Jan. 1, 2017, through April 20, 2017, the first full reporting period for them in the 2018 election cycle. The numbers are based on filings as of Thursday, April 27. read more

posted on 05/01/2017

Giving By Seven Business Groups In Michigan

This spreadsheet shows the campaign spending in support of current lawmakers by seven business groups that oppose changing Michigan's current law that prevents schools from starting before Labor Day. read more

posted on 04/24/2017

Giving By Three School Groups

This spreadsheet shows the giving to current lawmakers by political action committees (PACs) connected to three school groups that support changing Michigan's current ban on school starting before Labor Day. read more

posted on 04/24/2017

The Top 200 Lobbyists Of 2016

Lobbyists reported spending more in 2016 in Michigan than any year before. This is a list of the top 200 lobbyists, ranked by spending, in the state for 2016. read more

posted on 03/02/2017

Congressional Fundraising For October 2016

This file shows summary fundraising totals for Michigan congressional candidates as of Sept. 30, 2016. The campaign finance reports were due to the federal government on Oct. 15, 2016 read more

posted on 10/17/2016