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(MPRN-Lansing) Pressure’s growing on Michigan’s congressional Republicans who have to make a decision whether to support a healthcare overhaul that could be voted on next week. 

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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) The Affordable Care Act is shaping up to be one of the first big battles of the new congressional session. Republicans in Congress have promised to repeal it. Democrats are girded to defend it. And there’s a lot at stake for Michigan. 

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West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says the 21st Century Cures Act means “we will find cures for these diseases…years before we otherwise would have.”


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Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District includes both Kent and Calhoun Counties. The three candidates on the ballot this fall met for a debate Thursday October 27th. It was held at the television studios of our public broadcasting partner WGVU


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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder wants Congress to go to work now on finding money to upgrade the Soo locks – even though no one knows yet how much it’s going to cost. 

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