State Sen. Runestad files for re-election to Michigan’s new 23rd Senate District

White Lake, Oakland County – State Sen. Jim Runstead announced today he has filed as a Republican for re-election to Michigan’s new 23rd Senate District seat which is composed of White Lake, Clarkston, Highland, Waterford, Milford, Commerce, Wixom, New Hudson, Lyon and South Lyon. Runestad, who has been consistently ranked as one of the top…

New law will end pensions for public employees who commit fraud

From 7 Action News / WXYZ LANSING (WXYZ) – Governor Rick Snyder signed into law this week new legislation that will forfeit the pensions of public employees convicted of felonies that breach the public trust. “Protecting the integrity of retirement contributions employers make is critically important, and this bill helps ensure employer contributions are not allocated…

Runestad: Students head back to school supported by record funds

From White Lake Patch Schools are headed back supported by record state funding and a renewed emphasis on preparing for the workforce, Rep. Jim Runestad said Students across Oakland County are headed back to school supported by record state funding and a renewed emphasis on preparing for the workforce, Rep. Jim Runestad said today. “Local…