The race for an Upper Peninsula-based seat in the state House drew about $431,093 this fall with about half of the money coming from Michigan Republican Party. In the Nov. 7 special election, the state GOP was hoping to flip the Democratic-leaning 109th state House District, which includes the city of Marquette.
posted on 12/15/2017
As its chairman pushed for tax breaks to help spur a 52-story development in downtown Detroit, mortgage company Quicken Loans increased its efforts to develop relationships with Lansing lawmakers. According to new disclosures, Quicken Loans spent more on lobbying state government in the first seven months of 2017 — $159,475 — than it had spent in an entire year previously.
posted on 09/11/2017