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Michigan News And Capitol Report, Week Ending Fri., August 21, 2015

Quadrant Meets After $600/$600 Plan Stalls

Gov. Rick SNYDER met with all four legislative leaders Thursday via a conference call, but while the discussions were described by one source as going "fairly well," no final deal emerged on a $1.2 billion long-term road-funding plan.
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Net Metering Taking Central Role In Senate Energy Plan

As the Senate Energy and Technology Committee continues haggling over details of the Senate energy plan, the issue of net metering has bubbled to the forefront, with several committee members receiving correspondence in the hundreds on the issue.
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House Creates Special Committee To Look Into Courser, Gamrat Expulsion

A select committee charged with determining whether Rep. Todd COURSER (R-Lapeer) and Rep. Cindy GAMRAT (R-Plainwell) should remain in office was created Wednesday moments before the House adjourned for the week.
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Bills To Help Detroit Collect City Income Tax Move Amid Road Talks

The push to gather votes for a $1.2 billion road funding plan helped nudge out of a House committee Wednesday morning two bills that benefit the City of Detroit.
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