Tag: Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo County commissioner faces small business owner in 61st House District race

Republican Bronwyn Haltom and Democrat Christine Morse are facing off to represent the 61st District in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Morse is a current Kalamazoo County commissioner representing District 9. She has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a law degree from Wayne State University Law School.

“Christine is Michigan native, former attorney, Kalamazoo County Commissioner, public school parent of 3, breast cancer survivor, and spouse of a Navy Veteran,” she said in her responses to the Vote411.org voter guide from the League of Women Voters.

Haltom Attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and transferred to the University of Michigan, where she earned a bachelor’s degree.

“I was born here, educated here, and own a small business here. I believe in our community and am committed to serving our neighbors to move Michigan forward,” Haltom said in responses to the League of Michigan Voters voter guide.

Haltom defeated

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Kalamazoo business investigated by attorney general for failing to fulfill $38K worth of T-shirt orders

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo T-shirt company is under scrutiny after failing to fulfill nearly $38,000 worth of orders.

Dana Nessel standing on a stage in front of a curtain: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's office sent a cease and desist letter to a Kalamazoo t-shirt company behind on 993 orders totaling nearly $38,000.

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office sent a cease and desist letter to a Kalamazoo t-shirt company behind on 993 orders totaling nearly $38,000.

The Michigan Attorney General’s Office sent a cease and desist letter after more than 100 consumers complained to the Better Business Bureau about the online storefront, Inspiring Clothing. At least 14 of those came from Michigan residents, according to a press release.


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The business, Kalamazoo Screen Printing LLC and Inspiring Clothing, falsely advertised that profits from the T-shirts would benefit suicide prevention or cancer nonprofits.

The website promised 80% of the profits would be sent to charitable organizations. This was a driving force for many customers, said Phil Catlett, President of the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan.

“A number of

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