Thank you to all of our donors during Oktoberfest 2017, our annual on-air fundraiser to support the programs you listen to!

With your support we have raised a total of $26,579! Thank you to all who have contributed throughout the past week, but today is the last day and we still need everyone's help with $38,421 to go. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)--   Democratic U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has raised $1.5 million in the fundraising quarter than ended June 30.

The Michigan senator's campaign said Monday that it has purchased about $3.3 million for TV ads to run in October and November before the November 6 election.  It says that leaves the campaign with more than $4.5 million on hand.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   A watchdog group is questioning the practice of Michigan lawmakers continuing to raise campaign money despite being barred from seeking re-election by term limits. 

The Detroit Free Press says that 22 lame-duck lawmakers raised $568,000 in 2011.  It says the lawmakers held 42 fundraising events that year.