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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. Nov 9, 2018

Bills Affecting Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave Introduced In Senate

A bill to preserve the tip credit for servers, as well as another bill amending the paid sick leave initiative, were both introduced in the Senate last week.
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Schuette Wins 66 Counties In Highest Percentage Turnout Election Since '62

If each of Michigan's 83 counties were afforded one Electoral College vote and the winner of the gubernatorial race was determined by whomever received the most Electoral College votes, Republican Bill Schuette would have won in a landslide.
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Hanna-Attisha, Loepp Among Whitmer Transition Team

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Daniel Loepp are among those named to Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s transition team, it was announced Wednesday.
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Snyder Tells GOP Caucuses He Expects Pile Of Bills To Sign For Christmas

Gov. Rick Snyder was out and about Thursday meeting with the House and Senate GOP caucuses - essentially to remind everyone he's not done just yet.
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