Michigan budget

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(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The latest version of changes to the state’s teacher retirement plan passed full chamber votes Thursday. This came after major changes were announced late Tuesday and received committee hearings early Wednesday morning. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The latest version of changes to the state’s teacher retirement plan passed through committees Wednesday. 

Republican Lawmakers, Governor Make Budget Deal

Jun 14, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) A deal for the state’s budget and teacher retirement has been made. Top Republican lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder have been in a stalemate over what to do with the teacher’s retirement plan. But now a deal is in place. 

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State Senator Margaret O’Brien says female genital mutilation is horrific, and she says there is never a medical reason for it. The Kalamazoo County Republican is one of the sponsors of a package of bills to make female genital mutilation a state crime.


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