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Michigan's new law 'clarifies' ban on Tesla's direct sales model

If you’re hoping to find a Tesla Motors store in Motor City, you may be waiting a long, long time. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed House Bill 5606 into law, explicitly banning Tesla’s direct sales model in the state. 212 more words


Where They Stand: Obamacare

By Arielle Hines

Since its passage nearly five years ago, the Affordable Care Act has been one of the most divisive issues in American politics. 566 more words

Rick Snyder

Michigan to Tesla: Dealers only

The political power of car dealer franchisees is front and center in Michigan, as its governor signed a bill, passed by the legislature with near unanimity, restricting manufacturers, including Tesla , from operating company stores. 554 more words


'Land of the free': Michigan Gov signs bill outlawing Tesla's retail model

Sure, there are a lot of reasons to be dubious about whether electric cars are a technology that needs to be fast tracked to save the planet. 384 more words

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Fourteen Days

Here in Michigan, we have just fourteen days to turn around a state that took a wrong turn when it elected a little known businessman named Rick Snyder. 489 more words

Expert: Ad spending in governor's race could hit $40 million

MICHIGAN– $20 million and counting.

That’s the price tag on Michigan’s race for governor.

The ads? Impossible to escape.

But do they work?

According to the Michigan Campaign Finance Network (MCFN), the spending should continue to soar as we get closer to Nov. 273 more words


Palo Alto Electric Car Maker— Tesla, May Be Unable To Have Showrooms In Michigan Under New Law

LANSING, Mich.(CBS SF) _ Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tighter restrictions to prohibit electric car maker Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in Michigan. 109 more words