Art teacher and MEA member earns statewide award

Kerry Shadbolt, a Williamston High School art teacher for the past eight years, and MEA member, has been named the state Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA), a professional organization for school art instructors. Each year, MEA partners with the group in presenting the annual Art Acquisition Purchase Exhibition. 

Democrats have a plan to reverse tax hits to the middle class

Yesterday, Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate launched a bold plan to relieve tax burdens on families, seniors and individuals. Blueprint for Michigan’s Families would restore nearly $1 billion in tax credits lost in Gov. Snyder’s 2011 tax shift from the middle class, seniors and working families to the $2 billion in tax breaks for big corporations.