Jon King

Jon King

Jon King has been a journalist for more than 35 years. He is the Past President of the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors Association and has been recognized for excellence numerous times, most recently in 2021 with the Best Investigative Story by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Cleary University. Jon and his family live in Howell, where he also serves on the Board of Directors for the Livingston Diversity Council.

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Group appeals ruling by Michigan judge keeping Trump on the 2024 ballot

By: - November 20, 2023

This story was originally published on Michigan Advance. A progressive legal advocacy group has followed through on its vow to appeal a ruling last week by a Michigan judge which rejected its claim that former President Donald Trump should be disqualified from the 2024 primary and general election ballots. Free Speech For People on Thursday […]

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Michigan judge says only Congress can keep Trump off of the 2024 ballot

By: - November 15, 2023

This story was originally published on Michigan Advance. A Michigan Court of Claims judge on Tuesday agreed with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson that her office lacks the authority to disqualify former President Donald Trump from the ballot for the 2024 Republican primary election. The ruling by Judge James Robert Redford determined that arguments as […]

After successful negotiations with the Detroit Three, UAW sets sights on non-union automakers

By: - November 10, 2023

This story was originally published on Michigan Advance. Fresh off winning tentative new contracts with the Detroit Three automakers, United Auto Workers (UAW) President Shawn Fain said Wednesday that workers’ most powerful weapon was the ability to strike and take on the billionaire class, which he called the “most powerful opponents of economic justice.” Fain, […]

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Peters releases committee report detailing intelligence failures leading up to Jan. 6 insurrection

By: - June 28, 2023

Significant intelligence failures left law enforcement unprepared to respond effectively to the pro-Trump Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol. That was the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, who, in his role as chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, led an investigation […]