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NewsRoom
7:02 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

State Rep Relaunches as a Republican

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State Representative Roy Schmidt took his seat Wednesday on the Republican side of the state House chamber for the first time since he stunned Democrats by switching parties without warning.

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NewsRoom
6:51 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Court of Appeals Hears Open Meetings Lawsuit

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It is now up to the Michigan Court of Appeals to decide whether state financial review teams must meet in public.

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NewsRoom
6:32 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Senate Adds Exemption to Smoking Ban

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The state Senate has adopted a budget amendment that would effectively lift Michigan’s ban on smoking at some charity events.

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NewsRoom
6:22 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Debate Begins on Industrial Property Tax

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The debate at the state Capitol to get rid of Michigan’s tax on most industrial equipment began Wednesday with a Senate hearing.

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NewsRoom
6:13 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Medical Marijuana Rules Await Legislature’s Return

Bills to add regulations to Michigan’s voter-approved medical marijuana law are waiting on action from the Legislature when it returns from a two-week spring break.

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