Leonard: Nessel ‘unfit’ for attorney general after reported campaign ‘chaos’

Republican attorney general candidate Tom Leonard has called his Democratic opponent Dana Nessel unfit to lead after a report revealed a high turnover rate and an “abusive” environment within the campaign.

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Leonard: Nessel ‘Unfit’ to Be AG Due to Abusive Campaign

Republican Tom Leonard said Monday that his Democratic opponent, Dana Nessel, is "unfit" to be Michigan's attorney general because of allegations that she verbally abused campaign staffers and created a toxic, fear-based working environment.

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Editorial: End labor dispute, return to fixing roads

For more than a week, a labor dispute has brought road projects around Michigan to a standstill. The summer construction season is quickly nearing an end, and there is no time to lose in addressing the state's terrible roads. This standoff impacts hundreds of thousands of drivers, and they should let their displeasure be known.

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Lawmakers hold commemorative 9/11 ceremony inside Capitol

The State Capitol was home to more than just lawmakers and lobbyists Thursday afternoon, as a commemorative ceremony was held to honor and remember those lives lost on September 11, 2001.

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Stalled Michigan roadwork ‘unacceptable,’ House Speaker says

House Speaker Tom Leonard on Thursday urged both sides in a labor dispute halting Michigan road repair projects to sit down and resolve their issues, saying Michigan’s lousy roads must get fixed and time remaining before winter is too short.

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Tom Leonard is Michigan Republican Attorney General pick

On Saturday, the Republican state House speaker won his party’s nomination as Michigan’s next Attorney General after a tough, sometimes bitter, campaign against state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, of Lawton, at the Michigan Republican Party’s state convention in Lansing.

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Gongwer: Legislature has owned the year

In a year where Governor Rick Snyder’s legislative priorities are few and he has put most of his focus on talking up Michigan’s economy in stops across the state, the Legislature has firmly asserted control of the agenda at the Capitol.

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Detroit Free Press: Michigan’s crumbling roads get $300M extra in state budget

Metro Detroit communities will receive tens of millions of dollars in extra road funding under a 2019 budget approved Tuesday, which, among other measures, sweetens existing road funding by $300 million.

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Detroit News: Michigan House approves Medicaid work requirement

A controversial Medicaid work requirement bill is on the cusp of going to the governor's desk after the Michigan House approved it Wednesday in a 62-47 vote.

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Tom Leonard Endorsed by Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce PAC

Speaker Tom Leonard was honored today to receive the endorsement of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce PAC in his campaign to be the next attorney general of Michigan.

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