Hastings Michigan News

Polling Results

Date: Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
Question : Currently, county commissioners in Michigan serve two-year terms. State legislation is proposing to change that to four-year terms. Do you think that’s a good idea?
Voted : 4 Person
Yes Voted (0) person, NO Voted (4) Person, No Comment (0) Person
0 % Yes
100 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 08 Nov 2019
Question : State legislature is considering the “Red Flag Law” that would give local authorities the power to take guns from people considered dangerous. Should legislators support the bill?
Voted : 5 Person
Yes Voted (4) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
80 % Yes
20 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 31 Oct 2019
Question : County Commissioners are hosting a forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday Nov. 4 in the Barry Community Enrichment Center to discuss a new jail and Commission on Aging building – and a potential 2020 millage election. Are you planning to attend?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (3) person, NO Voted (3) Person, No Comment (0) Person
50 % Yes
50 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 10 Oct 2019
Question : Eastern equine encephalitis has promoted a controversial decision by Michigan health officials to spray more than 107,00 acres in seven county townships with a pesticide. Was the aerial spraying a good idea?
Voted : 9 Person
Yes Voted (7) person, NO Voted (2) Person, No Comment (0) Person
77 % Yes
22 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 03 Oct 2019
Question : New California law allows college athletes to take endorsement deals. Which opposes efforts to allow players to profit from their sports. Do you think college athletes should be allowed to sign and profit from endorsements?
Voted : 8 Person
Yes Voted (1) person, NO Voted (7) Person, No Comment (0) Person
12 % Yes
87 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 26 Sep 2019
Question : Severe health hazards caused by vaping have prompted new law views. Do you believe vaping products should be banned in Michigan?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (5) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
83 % Yes
16 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 12 Sep 2019
Question : Michigan legislators and the governor have hit an impasse on a proposed 45-cent tax intended to pay for road repair. Now state residents are being told the budget will go forward without the funding to fix the damn roads. Is that acceptable to you?
Voted : 18 Person
Yes Voted (11) person, NO Voted (7) Person, No Comment (0) Person
61 % Yes
38 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 05 Sep 2019
Question : Some school districts are restricting what students are allowed to carry. Should students be allowed to have their backpacks in class?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (6) person, NO Voted (0) Person, No Comment (0) Person
100 % Yes
0 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019
Question : Many cities in Minnesota don't require the Pledge of Allegiance to be recited at governmental meetings. Do you think public meetings should include the Pledge of Allegiance?
Voted : 23 Person
Yes Voted (12) person, NO Voted (10) Person, No Comment (1) Person
52 % Yes
43 % NO
4 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 22 Aug 2019
Question : Some are suggesting that, for one day only, sales taxes should be waived on purchases of school supplies and clothing. Do you think that's a good idea?
Voted : 2 Person
Yes Voted (1) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
50 % Yes
50 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Saturday, 17 Aug 2019
Question : With the recent reduction in auto insurance rates, some officials think there’s no excuse for not having insurance. One lawmaker is proposing police be allowed to seize the license plate if a driver has no insurance. Do you think this is a good idea?
Voted : 5 Person
Yes Voted (5) person, NO Voted (0) Person, No Comment (0) Person
100 % Yes
0 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 08 Aug 2019
Question : Kevin Fischer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness says, Michigan has more than 670,000 residents with mental illnesses who did not receive any treatment. Are state legislators doing enough to address mental illness issues across the state?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (0) person, NO Voted (6) Person, No Comment (0) Person
0 % Yes
100 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 02 Aug 2019
Question : The Michigan Secretary of State is being sued in an effort to block Proposal 2, a voter-approved initiative that would create an independent committee of nonpartisan members to redraw congressional maps after the 2020 census. The lawsuit was filed on beha
Voted : 5 Person
Yes Voted (2) person, NO Voted (3) Person, No Comment (0) Person
40 % Yes
60 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 25 Jul 2019
Question : To minimize distractions and enhance the educational experience, one area school district is prohibiting students from carrying or using cell phones during the school day. Should our local districts do the same?
Voted : 12 Person
Yes Voted (7) person, NO Voted (5) Person, No Comment (0) Person
58 % Yes
41 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 19 Jul 2019
Question : Prairieville Twp. is discussing making portions of Crooked Lake “no-wake” zones to prevent further property damage caused by higher-than-normal water levels. Fishing tournaments are held nearly every week on Crooked Lake, with anglers speeding across the
Voted : 7 Person
Yes Voted (6) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
85 % Yes
14 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 12 Jul 2019
Question : Should pharmaceutical companies be required to declare drug prices in all advertising?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (5) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
83 % Yes
16 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 05 Jul 2019
Question : Barry County commissioners are considering changing the process for selecting people to serve on various boards and committees. Some commissioners are proposing to have two or three commissioners meet applicants, interviewing them privately. Do you think
Voted : 7 Person
Yes Voted (1) person, NO Voted (6) Person, No Comment (0) Person
14 % Yes
85 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 27 Jun 2019
Question : The absence of a state budget is leaving some local school districts in a financial lurch, requiring them to obtain loans so they can meet their budgetary obligations. Should the state be required to pay the interest on these loans until the first state c
Voted : 4 Person
Yes Voted (4) person, NO Voted (0) Person, No Comment (0) Person
100 % Yes
0 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Monday, 24 Jun 2019
Question : Michigan senators are considering legislation that would allow people, such as librarians and teachers, to administer treatment for opiod overdoses and, if they're trained to do so, would protect them from civil liability. Do you think it's a good idea to
Voted : 4 Person
Yes Voted (3) person, NO Voted (1) Person, No Comment (0) Person
75 % Yes
25 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Thursday, 13 Jun 2019
Question : Now that state law has legalized the use of marijuana, should all previous convictions for recreational marijuana use be expunged?
Voted : 14 Person
Yes Voted (9) person, NO Voted (5) Person, No Comment (0) Person
64 % Yes
35 % NO
0 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 17 May 2019
Question : Ionia County OK'd a windmill farm, which has 17,000 acres under contract in three townships. Some are saying turbines will ruin the landscape. Tax revenue over 30 years is projected at $15 million. Do you think windmill farms are a good idea?
Voted : 23 Person
Yes Voted (19) person, NO Voted (3) Person, No Comment (1) Person
82 % Yes
13 % NO
4 % No Comment
Date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Question : Michigan has the highest auto insurance rates in the U.S. A state Senate plan would allow residents to opt out of unlimited medical coverage, as long as they have health insurance to cover their medical costs. Do you think that's a good idea?
Voted : 6 Person
Yes Voted (3) person, NO Voted (2) Person, No Comment (1) Person
50 % Yes
33 % NO
16 % No Comment
Date: Friday, 10 May 2019
Question : Do you like our weekly Ads & Coupons?
Voted : 0 Person
Yes Voted (0) person, NO Voted (0) Person, No Comment (0) Person
0 % Yes
0 % NO
0 % No Comment