They Said It:
“There are too many Flints in America. Places where the water that children are drinking is not safe, where they air they breathe is not clean. We cannot get distracted, not until all of our children have what they deserve in every community across our country that has been left out and left behind.”
–– Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton speaking at the Detroit NAACP dinner (5/1)
Last year, IMP sat down with former state Treasurer Doug Roberts as he prepared to leave his job leading Michigan State University’s acclaimed Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR), which also is home to Michigan’s Political Leadership Program (MPLP). We even ran some of the interview in a bonus story online.
By Chad Selweski
In a surprise move today, retiring U.S. Rep. Candice Miller (R-Harrison Twp.) set the stage for possibly one of the fiercest political battles in recent Macomb County history when she announced that she will challenge county Public Works Commissioner Anthony Marrocco –– the “godfather” of Macomb politics –– this fall.