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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., Feb. 27, 2015

DTE, Consumers Sounds Alarm On Impending Energy Shortfall

The state's two major electricity incumbents told a House panel Wednesday the forced shuttering of coal-fired plants is creating a costly energy shortfall that could hit the wallets of those in the electric choice market the hardest.
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Bill To End Film Incentives Poised To Advance

A proposal to end state financial incentives meant to lure film and TV production companies to Michigan will get its first vote of support this week, according to the plans of the House Tax Policy chair.
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New Money Requests For Roads Go 1 For 3; School Bonding: 10 Pass, 6 Fail

Of the three local municipalities that attempted to generate additional road money from its voters Tuesday night, only one had success, according to election results collected by MIRS.
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