Bill Schuette

Kitchen torch behind fire at family home of GOP Lt. Governor nominee

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Republican lieutenant governor candidate Lisa Posthumus Lyons says the fire that burned down her western Michigan home started …

Grand Rapids

Bill Schuette: 'Left Wing' | Campaign 2018 - The Washington Post

0:15<p>Bill Schuette: 'Left Wing' | Campaign 2018<p>0:30<p>Congressional Leadership Fund: 'James Bryce' | Campaign 2018<p>0:30<p>National Republican Congressional Committee: 'Warning' | Campaign 2018<p>0:30<p>Tom Malinowski: 'Grateful' | Campaign 2018<p>0:30<p>A Stronger Michigan: 'Condition' | Campaign 2018<p>0:30<p>A Stronger …

Donald Trump

Michigan Conducts Massive Child Support Sweep

<b>LANSING</b> — Michigan authorities have conducted a massive child support sweep, arresting dozens of men and women that owed a total of more than $1 …

Domestic Violence

Hating On Obamacare Is Coming Back To Haunt This GOP Candidate For Governor

This time, Medicaid expansion is the issue. And he's not the only one struggling.<p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. ― If you want to see just how dramatically the politics of health care have turned against Republicans, pay close attention to the governor’s race here in Michigan and what Bill Schuette, the GOP …

Affordable Care Act

AP Interview: Whitmer focuses on 'fundamentals' like roads

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Gretchen Whitmer said she is focused on fixing Michigan's "fundamentals" like roads, water systems and schools in her run for governor, contending that not spending enough on core services under Republican leadership has still left residents paying more out of pocket …

Roads

Schuette, Whitmer to debate in Grand Rapids

Sep 17, 2018<p>RAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The leading candidates in the race for Michigan governor have agreed to two televised debates, including one …

Grand Rapids

The internet wants Gretchen Whitmer to fix this Detroit team

Democratic nominee for Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer wants to "fix the damn roads," but the internet wants her to fix something else — the …

New York Jets

Michigan gubernatorial candidates Schuette, Whitmer set 2 debate dates

Michigan gubernatorial candidates Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette have agreed to meet for two televised debates in October.<p>The first debate will …

Grand Rapids

Health care for 700,000 people is on the ballot for governor in Michigan

How much has the political atmosphere changed in 2018? This much: Republican candidate for governor in Michigan, Bill Schuette swears he won't end …

Health Care

Local 4 to host Bill Schuette, Gretchen Whitmer for gubernatorial debate on Oct. 24

<b>DETROIT</b> - Local 4 will host a gubernatorial debate between candidates Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24.<p>Kimberly Gill …

Voting

This Week’s Top Stories: 16-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in Warren HS, Whitmer Takes The Lead In New Poll, and Yooperlites

Here are the top stories for the week of September 9, 2018 that you may have missed on the new <b>CBSDetroit.com</b>.• <b>Latest: 16-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed At</b> …

Polling

Schuette, Whitmer agree to two televised governor's race debates in October

Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer agreed to two televised debates in the governor's race, including one in Detroit

Affordable Care Act

Equality Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan Governor

HRC announced its endorsement of Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan Governor. In November, Whitmer will face Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, who …

Human Rights

Report: Michigan Will Likely Approve Recreational Marijuana

<b>MICHIGAN</b> — Michigan is poised to approve recreational marijuana on the November ballot, according to a new poll commissioned by local media outlets. …

Voting

Michigan GOP Candidate Uses Gretchen Whitmer's Account Of Being Raped in Attack Ad

The Michigan gubernatorial race's nasty rhetoric was amplified this week by Republican candidate Bill Schuette, whose campaign released an ad showing …

Michigan State University

Fire that gutted Lisa Posthumus Lyons' home has accidental cause

KENT COUNTY, MI - The fire that destroyed Lisa Posthumus Lyons' home in Alto is believed to have an accidental cause, a state police fire …

Grand Rapids

Vice President Pence returning to west Michigan on Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to tour a steel mill and meet with members of the DeVos family

West Michigan

Independent poll gives Democrat double-digit lead in race for Michigan governor

The Glengariff Group is out with their first general election survey of Michigan's big statewide races for the <i>Detroit News</i> and <b></b>WDIV-TV, and they give …

Government

Schuette's running mate suffered 'total loss' in house fire

click to enlarge<p>Over the weekend, Republican gubernatorial running mate Linda Posthumus Lyons suffered the devastating loss of her family …

Bill Schuette

Family home of Lt. Governor nominee Lisa Posthumus Lyons lost in fire

The family home of Lisa Posthumus Lyons, the GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, sustained significant fire damage Sunday, according to a statement …

Grand Rapids

DISGRACEFUL: New Bill Schuette attack ad uses doctored photo of Gretchen Whitmer taken the day she testified about her own sexual assault

Michigan Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette has a new ad out suggesting that his Democratic opponents Gretchen …

Bill Schuette

Schuette, Whitmer evenly matched on cash going into general election

LANSING, MI - Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette narrowly out-raised Democratic opponent Gretchen Whitmer in the most recent campaign …

Elections

Rick Snyder won't endorse Bill Schuette for Michigan governor

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two months before the November election, Gov. Rick Snyder has announced he will not endorse any of the candidates vying to …

Grand Rapids

Bankole: Bill Schuette isn’t running to be president

Bankole writes: "Schuette should understand that a Trump-like campaign with the same talking points is not going to help move this state forward."

Sanctuary Cities

UP couple challenging gun restrictions in foster homes

ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) — A gun-owning couple in the Upper Peninsula has cleared a key hurdle in challenging Michigan's restrictions on firearms in foster homes.<p>William and Jill Johnson of Ontonagon are licensed foster parents. They're suing the Department of Health and Human Services over a rule …

Guns

Finley: Keep Trump, Granholm out of gov race

Finley writes: "This election campaign shouldn't be about how lousy a governor Granholm was nor how divisive a president Trump continues to be."

Donald Trump

Former gymnastics coach denies charges in Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Michigan State University gymnastics coach suggested Thursday that politics played a role in the charges filed against her in the Larry Nassar sexual-assault scandal.<p>Kathie Klages, 63, appeared in court by video a week after she was charged with lying to …

Gymnastics

Pence set to return to Michigan to raise money for James

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled Wednesday to return to Michigan for the second time this month to campaign for Republican candidate John James …

Mike Pence

Judge: Put independent AG candidate on Michigan's November ballot

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan's laws requiring independent candidates for attorney general to collect 30,000 valid voter signatures within six months are …

Government

Michigan Democrat leaders: Don’t bet on ‘blue wave,’ build it

Michigan Democrats finalized ticket for Nov. 6 general election.

Government