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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., Sept. 14, 2018

Two Experts: MI Hits 4M Voter Turnout In November

Former state Elections Director Chris THOMAS said he thinks more than 4 million people are going to show up to vote this November. That would be a first for a midterm general election, he said.
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General Fund Up $366.3M In August; School Fund $6.3M

August was another good month for state revenues, with the state bringing close to $200 million more into its two major funds than expected due to stronger-than-expected income, business and use tax revenue, the House Fiscal Agency (HFA) reported Tuesday.
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Dem Redistricting Fund Drops $250K Into Prop 2

The National Redistricting Action Fund (NRAF), a 501(C)4 affiliate of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, announced Wednesday it is putting $250,000 into Voters Not Politicians (VNP), the redistricting reform ballot proposal that's showing up on Michigan ballots as Proposal 2.
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Nessel, 4th Campaign Manager Part Ways Amid 'Toxic' Work Environment Claims

Democratic Attorney General nominee Dana NESSEL and her fourth campaign manager, Max GLASS, parted ways Thursday, shortly before Nessel's sixth spokesperson, Brian STONE, was let go after being on the job 48 hours.
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MIRS Monday Podcast

Where are the Republicans? That's what Target Insyght's Ed Sarpolus is asking as he completes a poll for MIRS News and GCSI. Hear some of his other general observations after doing a new statewide poll set to be released Monday and several other regional surveys.
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