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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wants to codify absentee signature matching requirements for election clerks, but Republicans claim the rule would make it ‘nearly impossible’ to invalidate a forgery.
Should the national popular vote decide the winner of future presidential elections? Michigan voters could get the chance to weigh in. Former heads of the Michigan GOP and Democratic parties are backing a potential 2022 ballot initiative for the state to join The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
Reducing the costs of child care is a rare point of bipartisan agreement, and many daycares are on the brink of bankruptcy. The deal also gives big boosts to colleges, cities and environmental cleanups.
About 60 percent of Michigan’s public school students are required to wear face coverings to curb COVID. Though the rest are encouraged to wear masks, most students in these schools don’t, district leaders and parents say.