State Attorney General http://michiganradio.org en Andrew Shirvell to receive unemployment benefits after court ruling http://michiganradio.org/post/andrew-shirvell-receive-unemployment-benefits-after-court-ruling <p>A judge in Lansing says Andrew Shirvell is entitled to unemployment benefits after being fired as an assistant state attorney general.</p><p>Shirvell was discharged for misconduct, but the judge says he was simply exercising his free speech rights in a crusade against a gay student leader.</p><p>Andrew Shirvell drew widespread attention for his campaign to discredit the University of Michigan’s first openly gay student body president.</p><p>Shirvell wrote a blog, showed up to protest at events that were attended by Chris Armstrong, and staked out his house with a video camera.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:46:34 +0000 Rick Pluta 9693 at http://michiganradio.org Andrew Shirvell to receive unemployment benefits after court ruling Bill Schuette says Michigan will get back on track now that Republicans are in charge http://michiganradio.org/post/bill-schuette-says-michigan-will-get-back-track-now-republicans-are-charge <p>Republican Bill Schuette gave his acceptance speech just now, declaring that Michigan needs less crime and lower taxes and now that Republicans are in charge, will get both.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &quot;Are you all on duty?&quot; he asked the crowd in an echo of his campaign slogan, Schuette on Duty.</p> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 02:30:15 +0000 Tracy Samilton 242 at http://michiganradio.org