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Tax issue dogs Melissa Gilbert in new bid for Congress

WASHINGTON — Actress Melissa Gilbert, best known for her portrayal of Laura Ingalls Wilder on NBC’s “Little House on the Prairie” in the 1970s and ‘80s, said Monday she will run for Congress in Michigan’s 8th District — though her campaign will have to tamp down questions about a tax bill. Gilbert, who …

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Freep.com – 3 citizen initiatives get OK for signatures

LANSING – 2016 is shaping up to be a big year for ballot proposals. On Thursday, the state Board of Canvassers approved the form of three more citizen-driven initiatives that could appear on the November 2016 ballot. With the three new petitions,there could be a total of eight groups in the …

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