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MLive.com
Political fast-riser takes on 'outsider' for state representative seatwho has quickly moved up the political ranks and a self-proclaimed "political o
Political fast-riser takes on 'outsider' for state representative seat
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
who has quickly moved up the political ranks and a self-proclaimed "political outsider" are set to square off for a Michigan House of Representatives seat. Terry Sabo, a 49-year-old Democrat, is the prohibitive favorite in the Nov. 8... Read more
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MLive.com
Search 3rd grade reading scores by district, race and ethnicitysamples that show competency on all third-grade English language art standards.
Search 3rd grade reading scores by district, race and ethnicity
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
samples that show competency on all third-grade English language art standards. The legislation has been approved by the Michigan House and Senate and is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for approval. In an attempt to improve reading performance prior... Read more
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The State News
New law clears the legal haze over medical marijuana dispensariesexceeded the 12-plant, five-patient limits imposed by the 2008 legalization, on
New law clears the legal haze over medical marijuana dispensaries
The State News / Posted yesterday
exceeded the 12-plant, five-patient limits imposed by the 2008 legalization, one of the new law’s sponsors in the Michigan House of Representatives, Rep. Mike Callton (R-Nashville), said. The risk of closure for these violations varied by... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Will leadership change in Michigan House mean more of the same?with conservative Republicans in the House. Michigan state Rep. Tom Leonard, a
Will leadership change in Michigan House mean more of the same?
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
with conservative Republicans in the House. Michigan state Rep. Tom Leonard, a Republican from Dewitt Township (Photo: Michigan House of Representatives) Leonard of DeWitt Township emerged as the likely successor to term-limited Rep. Kevin... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18LANSING, MICH. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans whe
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
LANSING, MICH. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the next Legislature begins a two-year session in January. Leonard, a second-term representative from DeWitt, won the leadership job when second-term Rep. Rob VerHeulen... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18LANSING, Mich. - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
LANSING, Mich. - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the next Legislature begins a two-year session in January. Leonard, a second-term representative from DeWitt, won the leadership job when second-term Rep. Rob VerHeulen of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Message delivered: Group formally suggests sitdown with Lowe’s storein Lansing getting this legislation taken up, and anything like this helps spre
Message delivered: Group formally suggests sitdown with Lowe’s store
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
in Lansing getting this legislation taken up, and anything like this helps spread the word." The bill passed through the Michigan House in a landslide vote in June, and is expected to go before the Senate Finance Committee this fall. Although... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans whe
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the next Legislature begins a two-year session in January. Leonard, a second-term representative from DeWitt, won the leadership job when second-term Rep. Rob VerHeulen... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans whe
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the next Legislature begins a two-year session in January. Leonard, a second-term representative from DeWitt, won the leadership job when second-term Rep. Rob VerHeulen... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans whe
Leonard to lead Michigan House Republicans in 2017-18
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Rep. Tom Leonard will lead Michigan House Republicans when the next Legislature begins a two-year session in January. Leonard, a second-term representative from DeWitt, won the leadership job when second-term Rep. Rob VerHeulen... Read more
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The State News
Letter to Speaker Cotter: Support Senate Bill 332Dear Michigan House Speaker Cotter, I am writing to you on behalf of The Assoc
Letter to Speaker Cotter: Support Senate Bill 332
The State News / Posted 4 days ago
Dear Michigan House Speaker Cotter, I am writing to you on behalf of The Associated Students of Michigan State University, ASMSU. We, as the undergraduate student government, have recently passed a resolution advocating for the enactment of Senate... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Free Press endorsements for U.S., Michigan House seatsWe hold these truths to be self-evident: The U.S. House of Representatives and
Free Press endorsements for U.S., Michigan House seats
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
We hold these truths to be self-evident: The U.S. House of Representatives and the Michigan House of Representative are both paralyzed, unable or unwilling to pivot from partisan sloganeering to the hard work of political compromise and responsible... Read more
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MLive.com
Todd Courser's criminal jury trial date pushed to NovemberThe blue backs must be signed by the legislator. The bound-over perjury charge
Todd Courser's criminal jury trial date pushed to November
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
The blue backs must be signed by the legislator. The bound-over perjury charge is based on allegations that Courser lied to Michigan House of Representative investigators related to the case. Gamrat no longer faces charges, after Clarke dismissed... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
LaFave would be more of the sameof the Michigan Secretary of State, is controlled by the "establishment," the R
LaFave would be more of the same
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
of the Michigan Secretary of State, is controlled by the "establishment," the Republican Party that controls both the Michigan House and Senate. The Michigan Values Leadership PAC, controlled by Republican House Speaker Pro Tem Tom Leonard,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
Marshall Independent / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) — An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Giving the people access to the people's businessThe Michigan House of Representatives moved at long last this week to amend a l
Giving the people access to the people's business
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Michigan House of Representatives moved at long last this week to amend a law that has exempted the governor's office and state lawmakers from complying with the state's open records laws for 40 years. A 10-bill package adopted with overwhelming... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death(AP) - An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charg
Man gets at least 31 years in prison for woman's death
KTTC Rochester / Posted 7 days ago
(AP) - An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. The Midland Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2d0XTH5 ) Gregory... Read more
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MLive.com
Driskell introduces bills to promote apprenticeships, small businessesto succeed, we need our small businesses to succeed." Walberg's campaign has b
Driskell introduces bills to promote apprenticeships, small businesses
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
to succeed, we need our small businesses to succeed." Walberg's campaign has been critical of Driskell's record in the Michigan House of Representatives, accusing her of skipping votes in Lansing to raise money in Washington, D.C., for her... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
House votes to expand Michigan FOIA lawCause Michigan, a government transparency and watchdog group, called the House'
House votes to expand Michigan FOIA law
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Cause Michigan, a government transparency and watchdog group, called the House's action a good first step. “The Michigan House has taken a good step forward in reforming the state’s outdated open records law," said Dan Farough, a... Read more
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The State News
Trump campaign opens Lansing officeour goal to get them to the polls and vote,” Hagerstrom said. Hagerstrom, an M
Trump campaign opens Lansing office
The State News / Posted 8 days ago
our goal to get them to the polls and vote,” Hagerstrom said. Hagerstrom, an MSU political science alumnus, worked in the Michigan House of Representatives for 15 years and is currently working out of Trump's Lansing office. Hagerstrom said the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
House OKs bill to subject governor, Legislature to FOIALANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has voted to make the governor's offic
House OKs bill to subject governor, Legislature to FOIA
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has voted to make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly exempts the governor's office from records... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
House OKs bill to subject governor, Legislature to FOIALANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has voted to make the governor's offic
House OKs bill to subject governor, Legislature to FOIA
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has voted to make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly exempts the governor's office from records... Read more
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MLive.com
Third-grade reading bills head to Gov. Snyder's deskLANSING, MI -- The Michigan House and Senate on Wednesday put a final approval
Third-grade reading bills head to Gov. Snyder's desk
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan House and Senate on Wednesday put a final approval on legislation aiming to improve the literacy of Michigan third-graders, sending long-debated legislation to the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder. The idea comes from national... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan House votes to extend open records law to legislature, governorLANSING, MI -- The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a packag
Michigan House votes to extend open records law to legislature, governor
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a package of legislation that aims to expand transparency to the governor's office and legislature. "When I first got elected and started serving I was surprised to learn that my... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention billLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill th
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention bill
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill that requires that third-graders be held back if they lag in reading, unless they qualify for an exemption. The Senate is expected to pass the legislation later in the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention billLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill th
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention bill
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill that requires that third-graders be held back if they lag in reading, unless they qualify for an exemption. The Senate is expected to pass the legislation later in the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention billLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill th
Michigan House OKs third-grade reading, retention bill
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House has approved an early literacy bill that requires that third-graders be held back if they lag in reading, unless they qualify for an exemption. The Senate is expected to pass the legislation later in the... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
House panel approves bipartisan legislation to assist military families WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bipartisan legislation approved today by the House Committ
House panel approves bipartisan legislation to assist military families
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bipartisan legislation approved today by the House Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs will ease some professional requirements for the husbands and... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. - The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislatio
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legis
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor’s office and the Legislature subject to the state’s public records law. Michigan’s 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
New FOIA Bill Could Omit Governor's Office, Legislature ExemptionsOn Wednesday, the Michigan House is expected to vote on a bill that would make
New FOIA Bill Could Omit Governor's Office, Legislature Exemptions
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 9 days ago
On Wednesday, the Michigan House is expected to vote on a bill that would make the governor's office and the legislature subject to the state’s public records law. The state's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, explicitly exempts the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legis
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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The Alpena News
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legis
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
The Alpena News / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legis
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, LegislatureLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legis
House to vote on extending FOIA to governor, Legislature
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would make the governor's office and the Legislature subject to the state's public records law. Michigan's 40-year-old Freedom of Information Act explicitly... Read more
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MLive.com
Compromise reached on 3rd grade reading bill that could hold back struggling studentsread proficiently by third grade. The comprise – approved by a six-member conf
Compromise reached on 3rd grade reading bill that could hold back struggling students
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
read proficiently by third grade. The comprise – approved by a six-member conference committee comprised of members of the Michigan House and Senate – allows third-graders who can't read at grade-level to advance to fourth-grade if they receive... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawmakers reach compromise on third-grade reading billat a disadvantage, he said. Zemke unsuccessfully pitched three amendments duri
Lawmakers reach compromise on third-grade reading bill
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
at a disadvantage, he said. Zemke unsuccessfully pitched three amendments during the conference committee meeting. The Michigan House in October passed HB 4822, a bill that makes it mandatory for third-graders who are more than a grade level... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Political analyst talks key racesat the Ramada Inn, was the first of the club's scheduled speakers for 2016-17.
Political analyst talks key races
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
at the Ramada Inn, was the first of the club's scheduled speakers for 2016-17. He is a former Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan State Senate and served for a time as the state's racing commissioner. He... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan teachers feel 'dissed, devalued, demeaned,' according to union surveyshow that teachers' concerns aren't addressed by state lawmakers, and reinforce
Michigan teachers feel 'dissed, devalued, demeaned,' according to union survey
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
show that teachers' concerns aren't addressed by state lawmakers, and reinforce the need to change the leadership in the Michigan House of Representatives.Members of the Republican-controlled House are up for election in November. "We would like... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Morale low among Michigan teachers, survey showsthe survey. Hecker also said both groups will work together to push to change
Morale low among Michigan teachers, survey shows
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
the survey. Hecker also said both groups will work together to push to change the political makeup of the Republican-led Michigan House before the election this November. "We'd like to see more legislators care about what their educators think,"... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Gov. Snyder expected to sign medical marijuana legislation LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday that
Gov. Snyder expected to sign medical marijuana legislation
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday that would further regulate medical marijuana nearly eight years after its use was first authorized by voters. The... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Stricter industry standards ask for chip readers at gas pumps by next Octoberthere. Instead they’re only requiring part of it; that’s not the entire solutio
Stricter industry standards ask for chip readers at gas pumps by next October
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
there. Instead they’re only requiring part of it; that’s not the entire solution.” Meanwhile, pending legislation in the Michigan House would require gas pumps also by next October to be more secure. House Bill 5797 would require only gas station... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Michigan lawmakers could vote to require hands-only CPR training in schoolDETROIT - The Michigan House of Representatives could vote soon on Senate Bill
Michigan lawmakers could vote to require hands-only CPR training in school
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 14 days ago
DETROIT - The Michigan House of Representatives could vote soon on Senate Bill 647, legislation that would require all students in Michigan to be trained in hands-only CPR before graduating from high school. Similar legislation has already been... Read more
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The Alpena News
AP news guide: Michigan medical marijuana legislationLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday
AP news guide: Michigan medical marijuana legislation
The Alpena News / Posted 15 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday that would further regulate medical marijuana nearly eight years after its use was first authorized by voters. The main legislation, which passed 83-22, would impose a... Read more
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The State News
Newly-introduced senate bill would change first MIP offensefirst minor in possession, or MIP, offense by an underage individual from a mis
Newly-introduced senate bill would change first MIP offense
The State News / Posted 15 days ago
first minor in possession, or MIP, offense by an underage individual from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction passed the Michigan House Criminal Justice Committee unanimously on Tuesday. Senate Bill 332, if enacted, would remove the possibility... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
AP news guide: Michigan medical marijuana legislationLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday
AP news guide: Michigan medical marijuana legislation
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan House gave final approval to bills Wednesday that would further regulate medical marijuana nearly eight years after its use was first authorized by voters. The main legislation, which passed 83-22, would impose a... Read more
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