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(MPRN-Lansing) Republican and Democratic leaders in the state Legislature are all calling for the removal of Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon. Lawmakers say they’ve lost confidence in her leadership because of the handling of the Larry Nassar scandal. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A new report says it costs at least $9,600 to properly educate a student in Michigan’s public schools. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans in Lansing say they want to make quick work of fixing a glitch in the new federal tax law. The issue is making sure Michiganders don’t pay more on their state income taxes. But there’s plenty of interest in going further. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court will decide whether police officers can photograph and fingerprint someone because they don’t have an ID. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature is back in session for 2018, and an early priority is dealing with taxes. Talks are underway to figure out how to make sure the federal tax overhaul doesn’t cause a spike in state income taxes. 

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