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Fundraising by Political Action Committees in Michigan is on a record-setting pace for a Presidential election year. That could mean very expensive races for state House this fall. 


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More than $3-million was raised in the first quarter for candidates running for Congress in the state. But five of the 14 races stood out for the amount of money flowing in. 


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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Rich Robinson calls legislation just before the end last year’s session “classic terrible legislating.”


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(MPRN-Lansing) A watchdog group says utilities and other electric industry interests have $500 million so far this year on political donations to state legislators. 

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The spending on political campaigns in Michigan last year was more likely to come outside groups than the campaigns of individual candidates. 


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