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The Escanaba Daily Press
How They VotedTo appropriate $30 million from state revenue (not federal) to provide water bi
How They Voted
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
To appropriate $30 million from state revenue (not federal) to provide water bill refunds to Flint households that were paying for contaminated water. Sen. Tom Casperson, R - Escanaba, Yes Senate Bill 673, Extend tax breaks for local developers... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Public Act 269 amends the Michigan Campaign Finance Act to prohibit school districts and othe
Public Act 269
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
amends the Michigan Campaign Finance Act to prohibit school districts and other public bodies from using public resources to reference a ballot question in mass communications to voters during the 60 days before an election. The law... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
How They VotedTo appropriate $28 million to pay for response activities related to the contam
How They Voted
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
To appropriate $28 million to pay for response activities related to the contamination of the Flint water supply, of which $2.8 million is federal money. The Senate revised details of the House-passed spending plan after consulting with on-the-ground... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Seeking controlThe state House and Senate, attorney general, secretary of state and governor's
Seeking control
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
The state House and Senate, attorney general, secretary of state and governor's offices, as well as the state's Congressional seats have been held by Republicans or under that party's majority for half a decade. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Senate OKs roadside drug test billThe legislation, now in the House, was spearheaded by family members of an Esca
Senate OKs roadside drug test bill
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The legislation, now in the House, was spearheaded by family members of an Escanaba couple - Tom and Barbara Swift - who were killed in 2013. The Swift's car was struck by a logging truck whose driver was convicted of operating the semi with the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Marquette County Board retains counsel in dark store issue"The county's leadership in this process has shown its value by helping with an
Marquette County Board retains counsel in dark store issue
The Mining Journal / Posted 18 days ago
"The county's leadership in this process has shown its value by helping with and encouraging the development of legislation," County Administrator Scott Erbisch said. "Bringing Jack on was a key part in aiding that process ... his expertise has been... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Bat ruling may hurt logging industryNLEBs are one of several bat species that are being killed off in record number
Bat ruling may hurt logging industry
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
NLEBs are one of several bat species that are being killed off in record numbers by white-nose syndrome (WNS). Bats infected with the fungus responsible for the disease develop white patches over their noses and on other hairless parts of their... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
How They VotedTo create an Office of African-American Affairs in the state Department of Civi
How They Voted
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
To create an Office of African-American Affairs in the state Department of Civil Rights, and a government African-American Affairs Commission consisting of 15 political appointees who have "a particular interest or expertise in African-American... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
state lawmaker Allen enters race for US HouseTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Jason Allen, a former Republican state legislator,
state lawmaker Allen enters race for US House
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Jason Allen, a former Republican state legislator, entered the race Thursday for the U.S. House seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Dan Benishek, who narrowly defeated Allen for the Republican nomination six years ago in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed himTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Repu
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed him
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Republican state Sen. Tom Casperson of Escanaba to succeed him. Benishek threw his support behind Casperson on Thursday morning, just as former state Sen. Jason Allen of... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed himTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Repu
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed him
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 25 days ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Republican state Sen. Tom Casperson of Escanaba to succeed him. Benishek threw his support behind Casperson on Thursday morning, just as former state Sen. Jason Allen of... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed himTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Repu
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed him
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 25 days ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Republican state Sen. Tom Casperson of Escanaba to succeed him. Benishek threw his support behind Casperson on Thursday morning, just as former state Sen. Jason Allen of... Read more
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MLive.com
With gas prices falling, should the state start collecting taxes for roads now?By Mike Wilkinson While we're dreaming of Powerball riches a little while long
With gas prices falling, should the state start collecting taxes for roads now?
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
By Mike Wilkinson While we're dreaming of Powerball riches a little while longer, let us, perhaps, suspend reality a bit more. What if, while oil prices are at 12-year lows, Michigan legislators revisit their controversial 2015 roads deal, which... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed himTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Repu
Retiring Rep. Benishek endorses Casperson to succeed him
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 25 days ago
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Retiring Congressman Dan Benishek is endorsing Republican state Sen. Tom Casperson of Escanaba to succeed him. Benishek threw his support behind Casperson on Thursday morning, just as former state Sen. Jason Allen of... Read more
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MLive.com
Former Sen. Jason Allen to run for Michigan's 1st congressional districtLANSING, MI -- Republican and former Michigan Sen. Jason Allen on Thursday anno
Former Sen. Jason Allen to run for Michigan's 1st congressional district
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
LANSING, MI -- Republican and former Michigan Sen. Jason Allen on Thursday announced he would run for the first congressional district, which encompasses the Upper Peninsula and a large swath of Northern Michigan. "It's time we had a conservative... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Former state lawmaker enters race for US House"I want to be a conservative voice for Upper Michigan," Allen told The Associat
Former state lawmaker enters race for US House
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
"I want to be a conservative voice for Upper Michigan," Allen told The Associated Press ahead of an announcement scheduled Thursday at his family-owned clothing store in Traverse City. "It's time we had a government that lived within its means, a... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
U.P. needs wolf hunt, changes to deer huntFinally we have a state representative in the U.P. checking on our devastated d
U.P. needs wolf hunt, changes to deer hunt
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Finally we have a state representative in the U.P. checking on our devastated deer herd. (Front page article of the Daily News, dated Dec. 23, 2015.) Good for you, Rep. Scott Dianda. Kudos to state Senator Tom Casperson for his efforts regarding our... Read more

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