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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-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is going after Michigan’s mountain of unfunded retiree liabilities. He created a task force to look into, “responsible retirement reform.” 

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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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(MPRN-Lansing) In the days leading up to president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, Michigan doctors and parents are speaking out against one of his biggest promises. Trump and many Republicans in Congress are promising to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. 

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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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