governor's race http://michiganradio.org en Governor's race: where it stands now http://michiganradio.org/post/governors-race-where-it-stands-now <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tomorr0w morning at 9:00 a.m. on Michigan Radio, it's your chance to ask questions of Mark </span>Schauer<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Democrat who wants to be your next governor.</span></p><p>Rick Pluta and Zoe Clark, co-hosts of Michigan Radio’s It’s Just Politics joined Stateside today to talk about where this race for governor stands right now.</p><p>Pluta&nbsp;discussed what issues Mark Schauer and Governor Snyder are focused now. &nbsp;He said the governor is focusing on the state's economic recovery and the fact that overall trend is improving. Schauer will likely focus on topics such as charter schools, and policies surrounding abortion coverage.&nbsp;</p><p>Clark added that the issue with the Schauer campaign is the lack of excitement to get out the vote among Democrats. Also, Pluta pointed out that Schauer still needed to work on public identification.</p><p>Check out our Facebook page for details on the number to call in tomorrow morning.</p><p><em>* Listen to the interview above.</em></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:29:14 +0000 Stateside Staff 18336 at http://michiganradio.org Governor's race: where it stands now Governor's race, budget proposal and farm bill make political headlines http://michiganradio.org/post/governors-race-budget-proposal-and-farm-bill-make-political-headlines <p>This <em>Week in Michigan Politics</em>, Christina Shockley and Jack Lessenberry discuss the <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/gov-snyder-officially-kicks-his-re-election-campaign">governor’s race</a>, Gov. Rick Snyder’s <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/what-will-budget-proposal-tomorrow-mean-k-12-education">budget proposal</a> and <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/president-obama-will-sign-federal-farm-bill-during-friday-visit-michigan-state-university">farm bill.</a></p><p></p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:49:20 +0000 Jack Lessenberry, Christina Shockley & Emily Fox 16310 at http://michiganradio.org Governor's race, budget proposal and farm bill make political headlines Gov. Snyder will formally launch his reelection campaign next week http://michiganradio.org/post/gov-snyder-will-formally-launch-his-reelection-campaign-next-week <p>Governor Rick Snyder will formally launch his reelection bid <span data-term="goog_297924670" tabindex="0">Sunday</span> with a Super Bowl TV ad, followed by a six-stop announcement tour <span data-term="goog_297924671" tabindex="0">on Monday</span> and <span data-term="goog_297924672" tabindex="0">Tuesday</span> of next week.</p><p>The announcement is no surprise.</p><p>The Republican governor has made clear for quite some time his intentions to seek a second four-year term.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 01:38:35 +0000 Rick Pluta 16255 at http://michiganradio.org Gov. Snyder will formally launch his reelection campaign next week