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SharonRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-29-06 11:07 AM
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G4G talking points for 09/29
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 (39 Days until Victory 2006)

Governor Granholm yesterday announced the states first Renewable Energy Renaissance Zone in Adrian, a development that will create new jobs at a $10 million biodiesel fuel plant.


Governor Granholm's comprehensive economic plan will create 10 tax-free Renewable Energy Renaissance Zones to diversify our economy by encouraging growth of alternative energy companies.


The Republican Governors Association (RGA) introduced a new, deceptive television ad attacking Governor Granholm and ignoring the mess she inherited and the comprehensive economic plan that she has set in motion.
Earlier this week, DeVos jumped on the lobbying reform bandwagon. Now, hes getting help from an organization, the RGA, that accepted money from Jack Abramoffs lobbying partners. And dont forget, Dick DeVos lobbied for the unfair trade policies that are hurting Michigan workers.
A new poll yesterday showed Governor Granholm with a 49.9% - 40.8% lead the Governor is in great position, but that means that DeVos is likely preparing some even nastier attacks.

Headlines from Around the State

Monroe News Brief: Adrian biodiesel plan gets boost from state
Michigan officials are creating the state's first Renewable Energy Renaissance Zone on a 25-acre site in Adrian as part of an effort to develop a $10 million biodiesel fuel production plant that is expected to create 20 jobs. "Bringing this biodiesel plant to Adrian will help attract investment and jobs to this community," said Gov. Jennifer Granholm. "We are continuing our efforts to diversify Michigan's economy by being a leader in renewable energy technology and production."
Click here to read the full story... http://www.monroenews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20...

Battle Creek Enquirer: 63rd candidates would rather talk issues
While a supporter of Republican gubernatorial candidate Dick DeVos, Wenke said blaming Gov. Jennifer Granholm for the state's woes is "plain dishonest." He hopes to promote good Democratic and Republican ideas during his last term in the state House.
Click here to read the full story... http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/articl...

Muskegon Chronicle Letter: DeVos quit four years ago to run for guv
Of course, to build that personal fortune, he had to lay off 1,400 workers from the company his father co-founded; so part of his personal fortune was built from the personal misfortunes of his employees.
Click here to read the full letter... http://www.mlive.com/news/muchronicle/index.ssf?/base/n...

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MadDogDave Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-29-06 11:16 AM
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1. Barack Obama Coming To Michigan for the GOV.
Great news, My county chair just told me that Obama is coming to Novi for a fundraiser for the Governor. I hope I can afford a ticket or there will be a public event. Grteat news for Jenny G!
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SharonRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-29-06 01:57 PM
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2. Do you know when this is going to be?
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