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Off the Record Interview /// August 11, 2017 /// Off the Record

Shri sat down with Tim Skubick, Bill Ballenger, Kathy Gray and Chad Livengood to discuss his plans to make education and healthcare more affordable, invest in small businesses, and create a culture of entrepreneurship and start-ups.

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Off the Record OVERTIME: After the taping concluded, Shri and the panel continued to chat

“We need to invest in people,” says Democratic candidate for governor Shri Thanedar/// August 10, 2017 /// Michigan Radio

Thanedar bills himself as a progressive. He says access to higher education and healthcare “should not be a privilege.” He says as governor, he would come up with a plan to get health coverage for everyone in Michigan.

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Shri Thanedar Explains His Candidacy For Governor/// August 4, 2017 /// Dome Magazine

In some ways, this candidate’s life sounds like the classic Michigan story. He was born in poverty, but worked hard and managed to get a good education. In fact, he earned a doctorate in chemistry.

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The Blade: Thanedar longshot with deep war chest in Michigan governor’s race

Gubernatorial candidate visits U.P./// August 3, 2017 /// ABC 10/CW 5

Thanedar said he wants the voters to understand that he is not a traditional political, but a scientist and a small-business owner. He also wants more people involved in conversations about different types of policies.

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WLUC-TV: Gubernatorial candidate visits UP

Shri Thanedar-Running for Governor as a Democrat /// August 3, 2017 /// The WILS Morning Wake-Up with Dave Akerly

Dave Akerly, host of the WILS Morning Wake-up, called Shri to discuss his vision of making Michigan the start-up capital of the nation.

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Getting to Know: Shri Thanedar /// August 1, 2017 /// Great Lakes Beacon

“America has given me so much. Michigan has given me so much. I got my first job in Michigan. I was able to do my comeback also in Michigan,” he said. “I have achieved my American dream, but there are a lot of people that are struggling … and I want to help them achieve their American dream.”

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Michigan’s Big Show Interview /// July 31, 2017 /// Michigan’s Big Show

Shri had a phone interview with Michael Patrick Shiels, host of Michigan’s Big Show. They talked about Shri’s campaign, his progressive platform and the story behind his memoir, “The Blue Suitcase: Tragedy and Triumph in an Immigrant’s Life.”

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Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar leads gubernatorial field in funding /// July 26, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor businessman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar has the most campaign money of any officially declared candidate for governor, according to campaign finance statements made public Tuesday night.

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U.S. News & World Report: Democrat Shri Thanedar Puts $3.3M in Run for Governor
Detroit Free Press: Democrats pumping millions into 2018 race for Michigan governor
PR Web: Shri Thanedar’s $3.1 Million Campaign Finance Showing Upends Michigan’s Race for Governor
Detroit News: Big bucks flowing in 2018 race for Michigan governor

Democratic gubernatorial forum focuses on issues that impact LGBT community and women /// July 24, 2017 /// WLNS

Candidates answered questions surrounding healthcare, addressed issues they think are currently facing the LGBT community and demonstrated what it means to be a progressive in Michigan.

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Interview with Michigan Democratic Governor Candidate Shri Thanedar/// July 19, 2017 /// Independent Underground Radio Network

Now running for Governor in 2018 in a crowded Democratic field, we’ll discuss Mr Thanedar’s policy plans if elected into Michigan’s highest executive level office in 2018.

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Thanedar campaigns in Sault Ste. Marie /// July 18, 2017 /// Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

“As governor I want to protect Michiganders,” said Thanedar. He expressed specific interest in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding areas. He said he would like to modernize the technological infrastructure by making broadband more readily available.

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Tom Sumner Program Interview /// June 20, 2017 /// The Tom Sumner Program

Shri sat down for a one-on-one interview with The Tom Sumner Program to discuss his platform and future plans as governor of Michigan.

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Biz Exec Seeking Dem Gov. Nomination: ‘I Am A Problem Solver’ /// June 12, 2017 /// Gongwer News Service

“The people of Michigan are tired of the bickering and partisanship, a lot of grandstanding, the speeches, the passionate speeches. The speeches aren’t going to solve the problem. I am a problem solver.”

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Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar to Run for Michigan Governor /// June 8, 2017 /// U.S. News & World Report

The 62-year-old Democrat announced his candidacy at a Detroit business incubator Thursday. Last year, he sold a majority stake in Avomeen Analytical Services, a chemical-testing company he founded, and made news by giving $1.5 million in bonuses to roughly 50 employees. “I want to give back and help others achieve their dreams,” Thanedar told The Associated Press in a phone interview Wednesday.

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Michigan Chronicle: Shri Thanedar announces candidacy for Michigan governor race
AOL: Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar is running for Michigan governor
Crain’s Detroit: Shri Thanedar announces run for governor
MLive: Newest governor candidate is a businessman, but says he’s not like Snyder or Trump

7 cool entrepreneurs we met at the Mackinaw Policy conference /// June 3, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor entrepreneur Shri Thanedar, CEO of Avomeen Analytical Services, was at the conference to meet people as he builds up a Democratic gubernatorial campaign.

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Entrepreneur of the year files for Michigan governor run /// April 21, 2017 /// The Detroit News

Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar is considering a run for Michigan governor, according to a filing with the state that could add a new wrinkle to the early race for the Democratic nomination in 2018.

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Metro Detroit company gives out $30,000 bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// Click On Detroit

Speaking of holiday cheer, one local company is giving their employees plenty of joy in the form of epic bonuses.

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Ann Arbor CEO surprises employees with $1.5 million in holiday bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// MLive

An Ann Arbor CEO made some Christmas wishes come true in 2016, after offering bonuses totaling $1.5 million to his employees.

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shri thanedar announces governor campaign

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Michigan’s Big Show Interview /// July 31, 2017 /// Michigan’s Big Show

Shri had a phone interview with Michael Patrick Shiels, host of Michigan’s Big Show. They talked about Shri’s campaign, his progressive platform and the story behind his memoir, “The Blue Suitcase: Tragedy and Triumph in an Immigrant’s Life.”

Listen Online >>

Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar leads gubernatorial field in funding /// July 26, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor businessman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar has the most campaign money of any officially declared candidate for governor, according to campaign finance statements made public Tuesday night.

Read More >>

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U.S. News & World Report: Democrat Shri Thanedar Puts $3.3M in Run for Governor
Detroit Free Press: Democrats pumping millions into 2018 race for Michigan governor
PR Web: Shri Thanedar’s $3.1 Million Campaign Finance Showing Upends Michigan’s Race for Governor
Detroit News: Big bucks flowing in 2018 race for Michigan governor

Democratic gubernatorial forum focuses on issues that impact LGBT community and women /// July 24, 2017 /// WLNS

Candidates answered questions surrounding healthcare, addressed issues they think are currently facing the LGBT community and demonstrated what it means to be a progressive in Michigan.

Read More >>

Interview with Michigan Democratic Governor Candidate Shri Thanedar/// July 19, 2017 /// Independent Underground Radio Network

Now running for Governor in 2018 in a crowded Democratic field, we’ll discuss Mr Thanedar’s policy plans if elected into Michigan’s highest executive level office in 2018.

Listen Online >>

Thanedar campaigns in Sault Ste. Marie /// July 18, 2017 /// Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

“As governor I want to protect Michiganders,” said Thanedar. He expressed specific interest in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding areas. He said he would like to modernize the technological infrastructure by making broadband more readily available.

Read More >>

Tom Sumner Program Interview /// June 20, 2017 /// The Tom Sumner Program

Shri sat down for a one-on-one interview with The Tom Sumner Program to discuss his platform and future plans as governor of Michigan.

Listen Online >>

Biz Exec Seeking Dem Gov. Nomination: ‘I Am A Problem Solver’ /// June 12, 2017 /// Gongwer News Service

“The people of Michigan are tired of the bickering and partisanship, a lot of grandstanding, the speeches, the passionate speeches. The speeches aren’t going to solve the problem. I am a problem solver.”

Read More >>

Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar to Run for Michigan Governor /// June 8, 2017 /// U.S. News & World Report

The 62-year-old Democrat announced his candidacy at a Detroit business incubator Thursday. Last year, he sold a majority stake in Avomeen Analytical Services, a chemical-testing company he founded, and made news by giving $1.5 million in bonuses to roughly 50 employees. “I want to give back and help others achieve their dreams,” Thanedar told The Associated Press in a phone interview Wednesday.

Read More >>

Related Links

Michigan Chronicle: Shri Thanedar announces candidacy for Michigan governor race
AOL: Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar is running for Michigan governor
Crain’s Detroit: Shri Thanedar announces run for governor
MLive: Newest governor candidate is a businessman, but says he’s not like Snyder or Trump

7 cool entrepreneurs we met at the Mackinaw Policy conference /// June 3, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor entrepreneur Shri Thanedar, CEO of Avomeen Analytical Services, was at the conference to meet people as he builds up a Democratic gubernatorial campaign.

Read More >>

Entrepreneur of the year files for Michigan governor run /// April 21, 2017 /// The Detroit News

Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar is considering a run for Michigan governor, according to a filing with the state that could add a new wrinkle to the early race for the Democratic nomination in 2018.

Read More >>

Metro Detroit company gives out $30,000 bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// Click On Detroit

Speaking of holiday cheer, one local company is giving their employees plenty of joy in the form of epic bonuses.

Read More >>

Ann Arbor CEO surprises employees with $1.5 million in holiday bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// MLive

An Ann Arbor CEO made some Christmas wishes come true in 2016, after offering bonuses totaling $1.5 million to his employees.

Read More >>

shri thanedar announces governor campaign

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Michigan’s Big Show Interview /// July 31, 2017 /// Michigan’s Big Show

Shri had a phone interview with Michael Patrick Shiels, host of Michigan’s Big Show. They talked about Shri’s campaign, his progressive platform and the story behind his memoir, “The Blue Suitcase: Tragedy and Triumph in an Immigrant’s Life.”

Listen Online >>

Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar leads gubernatorial field in funding /// July 26, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor businessman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar has the most campaign money of any officially declared candidate for governor, according to campaign finance statements made public Tuesday night.

Read More >>

Related Links

U.S. News & World Report: Democrat Shri Thanedar Puts $3.3M in Run for Governor
Detroit Free Press: Democrats pumping millions into 2018 race for Michigan governor
PR Web: Shri Thanedar’s $3.1 Million Campaign Finance Showing Upends Michigan’s Race for Governor
Detroit News: Big bucks flowing in 2018 race for Michigan governor

Democratic gubernatorial forum focuses on issues that impact LGBT community and women /// July 24, 2017 /// WLNS

Candidates answered questions surrounding healthcare, addressed issues they think are currently facing the LGBT community and demonstrated what it means to be a progressive in Michigan.

Read More >>

Interview with Michigan Democratic Governor Candidate Shri Thanedar/// July 19, 2017 /// Independent Underground Radio Network

Now running for Governor in 2018 in a crowded Democratic field, we’ll discuss Mr Thanedar’s policy plans if elected into Michigan’s highest executive level office in 2018.

Listen Online >>

Thanedar campaigns in Sault Ste. Marie /// July 18, 2017 /// Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

“As governor I want to protect Michiganders,” said Thanedar. He expressed specific interest in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding areas. He said he would like to modernize the technological infrastructure by making broadband more readily available.

Read More >>

Tom Sumner Program Interview /// June 20, 2017 /// The Tom Sumner Program

Shri sat down for a one-on-one interview with The Tom Sumner Program to discuss his platform and future plans as governor of Michigan.

Listen Online >>

Biz Exec Seeking Dem Gov. Nomination: ‘I Am A Problem Solver’ /// June 12, 2017 /// Gongwer News Service

“The people of Michigan are tired of the bickering and partisanship, a lot of grandstanding, the speeches, the passionate speeches. The speeches aren’t going to solve the problem. I am a problem solver.”

Read More >>

Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar to Run for Michigan Governor /// June 8, 2017 /// U.S. News & World Report

The 62-year-old Democrat announced his candidacy at a Detroit business incubator Thursday. Last year, he sold a majority stake in Avomeen Analytical Services, a chemical-testing company he founded, and made news by giving $1.5 million in bonuses to roughly 50 employees. “I want to give back and help others achieve their dreams,” Thanedar told The Associated Press in a phone interview Wednesday.

Read More >>

Related Links

Michigan Chronicle: Shri Thanedar announces candidacy for Michigan governor race
AOL: Entrepreneur Shri Thanedar is running for Michigan governor
Crain’s Detroit: Shri Thanedar announces run for governor
MLive: Newest governor candidate is a businessman, but says he’s not like Snyder or Trump

7 cool entrepreneurs we met at the Mackinaw Policy conference /// June 3, 2017 /// MLive

Ann Arbor entrepreneur Shri Thanedar, CEO of Avomeen Analytical Services, was at the conference to meet people as he builds up a Democratic gubernatorial campaign.

Read More >>

Entrepreneur of the year files for Michigan governor run /// April 21, 2017 /// The Detroit News

Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar is considering a run for Michigan governor, according to a filing with the state that could add a new wrinkle to the early race for the Democratic nomination in 2018.

Read More >>

Metro Detroit company gives out $30,000 bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// Click On Detroit

Speaking of holiday cheer, one local company is giving their employees plenty of joy in the form of epic bonuses.

Read More >>

Ann Arbor CEO surprises employees with $1.5 million in holiday bonuses /// December 23, 2016 /// MLive

An Ann Arbor CEO made some Christmas wishes come true in 2016, after offering bonuses totaling $1.5 million to his employees.

Read More >>