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(MPRN-Lansing) It’s looking like “prevailing wage” will be an issue in the Legislature’s new session. It deals with pay rates for construction workers on publicly funded projects. And, it’s an issue that divides Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature’s Republican leaders. 

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Governor Rick Snyder focused much of the annual State of the State address on his achievements as governor, while also, insisting there is more work to be done.


(MPRN-Lansing) As Governor Rick Snyder prepares to deliver his seventh State of the State address, a potential candidate to replace him has called for ethics rules that would align Michigan with what the federal government requires. 

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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) The confirmation hearing for Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has been delayed until next week. But, she’s already working to win support for her nomination and her ideas on school reform. 

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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next transportation secretary faced a U.S. Senate panel.