Gov. Granholm on the Fence

By: Tim Skubick
By: Tim Skubick

Gov. Granholm sits on the fence on eliminating expensive school elections in the middle of summer.

Legislative republicans are trying for the tenth year in a row to consolidate school elections to reduce the costly elections that don't draw many voters. The measure continues to be opposed by the education lobby, which says moving their elections to other dates could mean education issues get lost in the shuffle.

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce complains local schools want low turnout so their financial ballot questions are approved. One GOP lawmaker calls that contention, "Bull crap."

For her part Gob. Jennifer Granholm has never taken a stance and still hasn't as she tells News Ten Capitol Correspondent Tim Skubick that she is "on the fence."


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