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MIRS provides comprehensive news and analysis of state government delivered in written reports detailing the activities of the House, Senate, Judicial and Executive branches of Michigan state government.

Michigan News And Capitol Report, Week Ending Fri., May 22, 2015

Citizens Initiative To Repeal Prevailing Wage Filed With SOS

Legislators would have the opportunity to vote on a prevailing wage repeal under a citizens' initiative proposal that was filed with the Secretary of State's office Thursday.
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House Approves Bill Limiting Local Rules That Impact Businesses

A day after it spurred protests in Lansing, a bill that would limit local governments' ability to place special pay or benefit requirements on businesses survived a close House vote Wednesday afternoon.
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CEO: Cost Of Electric Connection With U.P. Could Reach Up To $1B

A project to improve the flow of electricity back and forth between Michigan's two peninsulas could cost anywhere between $350 million and $1 billion, an energy executive told a House committee two weeks ago.
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