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by waiting until the summer to propose alternative to whitmer s 45 cents a gallon gas tax hike gop led senate
By waiting until the summer to propose alternative to Whitmer's 45-cents-a-gallon gas tax hike, GOP-led Senate is buying time this spring to try to pass bills to lower high auto insurance premiums. Then perhaps a deal is within sight? Lower premiums, higher gas taxes #MILEG
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sen bayer d on gop led senate panel passing transportation budget without whitmers net 19b boost for roads the
Sen. Bayer (D) on GOP-led Senate panel passing transportation budget without Whitmer’s net $1.9B boost for roads - ‘they’re chicken.’ Rs say broader discussions will continue and this moves process forward #mileg
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budget news the senates transportation budget will call for speeding up implementation of the 2015 road fundin
Budget news - the Senate’s transportation budget will call for speeding up implementation of the 2015 road-funding plan so it’s fully implemented a year early. Similar moves have been made in recent years. Senate will consider a broader new road-funding plan in the summer #mileg
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google self driving unit waymo picks detroit factory site from ap
Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site (from @AP) https://t.co/DrAyUAe4CT
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the michigan legislature is back in session the senate is expected to vote on bills that would ban the sale of
The Michigan Legislature is back in session. The Senate is expected to vote on bills that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. It's apparently already restricted at the federal level #mileg
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plans crackdown on worker misclassification forms unit to investigate payroll fraud which she calls an under
.⁦@dananessel⁩ plans crackdown on worker misclassification; forms unit to investigate payroll fraud - which she calls an under-the-radar issue that also affects benefits, legal protections & gives ‘shady’ companies edge over competitors #mileg https://t.co/lL1KBk82qu
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icymi faith based michigan agency bethany christian services reverses lgbt policy after legal settlement by it
ICYMI - Faith-based Michigan agency Bethany Christian Services reverses LGBT policy after legal settlement by ⁦@dananessel⁩; it handles roughly 8% of adoption, foster care cases for state Department of Health and Human Services (from @AP) #mileg https://t.co/HbPagYxs0x
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confirmed wgvu report bethany christian services a major faith based foster care adoption contractor for the s
Confirmed WGVU report - Bethany Christian Services, a major faith-based foster care/adoption contractor for the state of Michigan, is reversing its policy & will place children with LGBT families per recent legal settlement announced by @dananessel & @ACLUofMichigan #mileg
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whitmer gains gop business support for debt free tuition initiatives 1 plan would fully offset tuition for hs
Whitmer gains GOP, business support for debt-free tuition initiatives; 1 plan would fully offset tuition for hs grads, older workers to attend community college, technical training; other plan would give scholarships to students at 4-yr colleges #mileg https://t.co/t7rIBEptOZ
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icymi michigan house targets unlicensed pot shops they would not be eligible for a license for a year if they
ICYMI - Michigan House targets unlicensed pot shops; they would not be eligible for a license for a year if they stay open after June 1 under bill now going to Senate (from @AP) #mileg https://t.co/3x0yjxWl2u
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washington ap the head of the environmental protection agency has broken months of silence about his frequent
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers.
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the fraternal order of police which endorsed republican rick snyder in 2010 and 2014 is endorsing democrat gre
The Fraternal Order of Police, which endorsed Republican Rick Snyder in 2010 and 2014, is endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer over Republican Bill Schuette in the 2018 governor's race #migov
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new poll coming out overnight will show whitmer at 50 percent schuette at 36 percent in michigan governors rac
New poll coming out overnight will show Whitmer at 50 percent, Schuette at 36 percent in Michigan governor’s race. It’s still early, but that sort of margin is great news for her but also Democrats’ hopes to take the Legislature, other seats. Stabenow up 23 #migov #mileg #misen
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developing mich elections bureau will investigate significant ballot discrepancies in small portion of detroit
Developing - Mich. elections bureau will investigate 'significant' ballot discrepancies in small portion of Detroit's voting precincts
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washington ap gretchen whitmer takes back michigan governor s seat for democrats defeating republican challeng
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer takes back Michigan governor's seat for Democrats, defeating Republican challenger Bill Schuette.
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kaylee lorincz who is with her coach says 1st saw nassar at age 11 never so excited to see a doctor says at ag
Kaylee Lorincz, who is with her coach, says 1st saw Nassar at age 11. Never so excited to see a doctor. Says at age 13, he sexually assaulted her 'again and again' in a medical appointment. After, she no longer loved gymnastics. #NassarSentencing
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new absentee ballot out from michigan secretary of state of 958000 sent out 297000 are back in with fewer than
New absentee ballot #s out from Michigan secretary of state. Of 958,000 sent out, 297,000 are back in with fewer than 3 weeks until the election. In 2014, 199,000 absentee ballots were cast out of 783,000 sent #migov #misen #miag #misos #mi08 #MI11
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voter turnout may spike to 4 million for michigan s midterm election as absentee ballot numbers approach 2016
Voter turnout may spike to 4 million for Michigan's midterm election as absentee ballot numbers approach 2016 levels, far outpace 2014 figures (from ) #migov #misen #mi08 #mi11 #mileg https://t.co/rZO1irqGmq
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whitmer asked if she may use her clemency power to expunge marijuana convictions after ok of ballot prop says
Whitmer, asked if she may use her clemency power to expunge marijuana convictions after OK of ballot prop, says 'no one should bear a lifelong record' for conduct that's now legal. 'We will start taking a look at that & making some decisions & taking some action early next year.'
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republican bill schuettes gubernatorial campaign is canceling planned tv ads across michigan in the final week
Republican Bill Schuette’s gubernatorial campaign is canceling planned TV ads across Michigan in the final week of the race, except in the Detroit market.
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