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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., December 12, 2014

Clock Strikes Midnight On Electoral College, Community Benefits Bills

Some of the most divisive bills before the Legislature, like changing the Electoral College and limiting the requirements local governments can put on businesses, shriveled and died Thursday as a key procedural deadline passed.
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Greimel, Singh Decline To Drive Spike Through Sales Tax

House Minority Leader Tim GREIMEL (D-Auburn) and his caucus leadership are not excited about the prospects of putting a one-penny sales tax option on the ballot as part of a potential road funding choice, but neither Greimel nor Rep. Sam SINGH (D-East Lansing) are ruling out the possibility.
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Gov: Bridge Will Be Built

Circle the year 2020 on your calendar. 
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Judge Throws Out Fouts Suit On Proposal 1

Warren Mayor James FOUTS' attempt to legally invalidate the results of personal property tax (PPT) revenue replacement ballot proposal was thrown out in the Court of Claims Thursday.
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