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POLITICS OF ENERGY

Smart energy policy is driven by policymakers who recognize keeping our energy supply reliable, affordable, and sustainable is vital to Michigan’s future.

See Where Your Candidates Stand On Energy

The Alliance for Michigan Power knows how important it is to know where your candidates stand on issues like energy before you head to the polls. That’s why we asked candidates for Governor, State Senate and the State House of Representatives questions to understand their views on energy policy and critical energy issues.

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Michigan’s Political Process

Smart energy policy includes every aspect of Michigan’s political process, from the candidates we elect to the policy proposals they put forward—and ultimately enact.

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The Impact of Energy Policy

Policy decisions made in Lansing will shape Michigan’s ability to transform our energy infrastructure and secure a bright energy future.

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The Michigan Public Service Commission

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) plays a vital role in ensuring Michigan’s energy system works well for all Michiganders.

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The Primary Elections Are Over—Now What?

The primary elections have come and gone, and Michigan is one step closer to determining what the legislature—and our state’s policies on various issues—will look like for the next several years.

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The MPSC: Your Questions Answered!

No policy decision affecting how Michigan produces and uses energy is made overnight. In fact, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work that goes into keeping energy affordable, reliable, and sustainable.

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Michigan Legislature 101: Checks and Balances

When people think about politics, Washington, D.C., oftentimes comes to mind. But what about Lansing? The reality is, many of the policies that affect Michiganders’ daily lives the most are decided in the state legislature, particularly when it comes to energy policy.

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