“Everyone is in agreement that a Line 5 disaster is a matter of when, not if. The consequence of inaction will be enormous. We saw what inaction led to in Flint. The Snyder Administration must not fail us again. As Governor, he has a moral obligation to take action now to shut down Line 5.”
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar announced his “One Michigan” agenda Tuesday to help women re-enter the workforce. According to Thanedar, more than 300,000 Michigan women have left the workforce in the last 15 years.
Crain’s Detroit – Thanedar economic plan: hike taxes to fund child care to fix Michigan’s workforce gap
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar released an ambitious plan Tuesday for addressing Michigan’s workforce gaps by funding universal child care and preschool programs through big tax hikes on corporations and individuals earning more than $200,000 a year.
Shri Thanedar has a dream. It first assumes he’ll win the race for governor, the first Indian immigrant to do so.
The Democratic race for Michigan governor is getting spirited, but all three candidates still find plenty to agree on ‒ including criticism of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for granting Nestlé Waters North America permission to tap up to 400 gallons of water per minute (up from 250 gallons) from one Osceola County well.
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar filed a challenge Tuesday to the ballot eligibility of Abdul El-Sayed, a Democratic primary opponent currently weathering a tangle of skepticism over the validity of his bid.
Detroit — Four Democratic candidates for Michigan governor laid out plans to protect Michigan’s economy before a lively crowd of mostly union members Monday at Wayne County Community College District.
Democrat Shri Thanedar is planning to spend $1 million to air 10 new TV ads in the governor’s race over the next two months.
The latest poll on the race for the Democratic nomination for governor puts Gretchen Whitmer ahead of Shri Thanedar by two points, 17 percent to 15 percent. Abdul El-Sayed and Bill Cobbs each polled at 2 percent.
Democratic Party governor candidate Shri Thanedar grew up in poverty in India, before immigrating to the United States in 1979 and earning his doctorate. After running small businesses for the majority of his adult life, Thanedar explained his decision to seek public office for the first time.
Some new statewide polling data is out and the surprise winner is “undecided” in the race for governor.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, and Bill Cobbs have all blasted the move.
Democrat Shri Thanedar said Tuesday he will spend $1 million to air 10 new TV ads in the governor’s race over the next two months, with an emphasis on giving positions on issues such as roads, education and the economy.
The bank was selling the business Shri Thanedar had built from the ground up, forcing him to give up his leased cars and preparing to foreclose on the Missouri mansion he’d helped design when he and his wife packed a rental truck in late 2010 and started out for a new life in Michigan.
With about 50 percent of voters still undecided, a new poll by Marketing Resource Group (MRG) for the first time shows Thanedar leading Democrat Gretchen Whitmer by three percentage points (21% to 18%) in the 2018 race for governor.
Thanedar is the Indian-born chemist and entrepreneur hoping to reprise Snyder’s self-funded path to Michigan’s most powerful elected office.
Shri Thanedar, a scientist, entrepreneur and one of the four Democratic candidates for governor, told attendees at a town hall in Ann Arbor this month that he would ban charter schools managed by for-profit companies if elected.
A fundraising letter signed by top executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield is just another example of Gretchen Whitmer continuing to line her campaign coffers with contributions from corporate special interests and the wealthy and well-connected.