The Michigan House Workforce and Talent Development Committee heard testimony Thursday on legislation related to the state’s promise zones as they prepare to formulate a recommendation for the full House.
Frustration with the sometimes sluggish legislative process isn’t unique to voters — a point that two former legislators hammered home in a lecture Tuesday night.
Former Congressmen Tom Davis (R–Va.) and Martin Frost (D–Texas) spoke at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library about legislative gridlock and how bipartisanship can remedy it, an issue they address in a new book they co-authored with journalist Richard Cohen.
Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, the former governor of Maryland, spoke on the University’s Dearborn campus Friday afternoon, highlighting elements of his vision for foreign policy related to the Middle East.