Aric Nesbitt

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State Representative Aric Nesbitt says nobody like raising taxes, but he says the citizens of Michigan will have a voice in deciding how to pay for road repairs. 

Environmentalists say state is taking step backward on renewable energy

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State Representative Aric Nesbitt is seeking another two year term representing the 66th state House district. 

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State Representative Aric Nesbitt says new laws on oil drilling will benefit Michigan’s economy and its environment. That’s because they promote carbon sequestration as a way to squeeze oil from underused wells.

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed House Bills 4885, 5254, 5255 and 5274 at the Western Michigan University Geological Repository Tuesday morning.

Operators pump carbon dioixde gas down a well to force oil to rise to the surface. The gas is meant to stay underground indefinitely, out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to the greenhouse effect.

Lawton Republican says he refused to sign group's loyalty oath

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