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The DJC Gubernatorial Interviews

This year, Michigan voters will be selecting a new governor, who will be facing important issues that will determine the health and vitality of the state for years to come. The first step in the electoral process is the state primary on August 7, when the standard bearer for both the Democratic and Republican parties will be determined.

The Detroit Journalism Cooperative invited all major party candidates to be interviewed.

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As governor, Bill Schuette would consider ‘all options’ for struggling schools, including closings
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Attorney General Bill Schuette is putting struggling Michigan schools on notice: Shape up or face the consequences if he becomes governor.

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The students are studying social justice at Marygrove.

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BALLOT ISSUE: Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) WHAT IT WOULD DO: Prop 3 enshrines a variety of voting rights in the state constitution. Some are measures Michigan already has in some form: statewide election audits and the right of the U.S. military and overseas voters to receive absentee ballots. The proposal would make those rights harder to change by including them

Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues
Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues
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Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to find more money for fixing roads and infrastructure in Michigan. But increasing taxes is out, flat out, as an option. Schuette, currently state Attorney General, appeared for a gubernatorial candidate interview held by a panel of reporters who belong to

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