St. Baldrick’s 2014

by Rob Montilla on March 2, 2014

Once again I am participating in the St. Baldrick’s Foundation event in Romeo, MI to raise funds to fight children’s cancer. I will be having my head shaved to stand with the children fighting this disease. This year I am setting a goal of $1500. Please consider supporting the children St. Baldrick’s will help by […]

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In Michigan, it has been historically challenging for Republicans to win statewide elections in Presidential years. However, in Gubernatorial years, the GOP has enjoyed greater success. With the Gubernatorial cycle in 2014, this means the open United States Senate seat being vacated by Senator Carl Levin is a potential pickup and a great opportunity for […]

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Response to Attack on Macomb GOP

by Rob Montilla on January 31, 2013

Dear Precinct Delegate, The convention season does not necessarily bring out the best in us and this season appears to be no exception. Last week you may have received a letter in the mail from Ann Brown, former Treasurer of the Macomb County Republican Party.  I say “may” as I know this was only sent […]

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Dear Precinct Delegate, Another convention season is approaching with the county convention to be held on February 7. These conventions are for selecting the leadership of the State Party and Congressional Districts. Many candidates have declared for various offices, their campaigns are in motion and they may be asking for your support. Please consider the candidates carefully because […]

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The Selective Messaging Campaign in Macomb County

by Rob Montilla on January 27, 2013

The next Republican convention in Macomb County is coming up on February 7 and as usual, campaign nonsense is afoot. The upcoming convention is to select Delegates and Alternates to the State Convention on February 22 and 23 in Lansing, MI.  At the state convention, the balance of party leadership at the State and District […]

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Macomb Delegate Apportionment Not Compliant With State Law

January 26, 2013

The apportionment of Republican precinct delegates in Macomb County for 2012 is not compliant with state law. The process for determining apportionment is governed by Michigan Election Law Act 116 of 1954 Section 168.623a. Section 3 of this provision states: The allotment of delegates to all precincts in the state shall be made to insure, […]

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Economic Theory of “Beer Money”

August 12, 2012

I’ve never been great at economics, but I do have a Master’s of Business Administration and more importantly, try to apply common sense to whatever decisions I make. The recent economic downturn impacted our family as it did many families across the country.  We had to make decisions on bills to pay, food to buy […]

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Macomb County Executive Seeks Sole Power Over County Purchasing

March 5, 2012

Macomb County is facing a crisis in governing.  A massive power grab is in motion that could spell long term disaster for the county. The citizens of Macomb County adopted a charter form of government in 2009.  This charter created a County Executive and reduced the size and scope of the County Board of Commissioners.  […]

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St. Baldrick’s 2012

February 5, 2012

Once again I am participating in the St. Baldrick’s Foundation event in Romeo, MI to raise funds to fight children’s cancer. I will be having my head shaved to stand with the children fighting this disease. Last year I raised $1475 and am setting a goal of $2000 this year. Please consider supporting the children […]

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Follow the Money… Millage Postcard Funds Driven By Unions and Administrators

November 7, 2011

On July 28, 2011, a Political Action Committee (PAC) was formed called Macomb Citizens for Education.  The group’s defined purpose is support for the Special Education Millage that is on the ballot countywide on Tuesday, November 8. This group filed for organization very shortly after the 21 school districts unanimously approved putting the millage to […]

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