Michigan Legislature

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Gongwer Staff Writer Alethia Kasben says most people covering the state Capitol have heard anecdotal evidence of sexually inappropriate comments. That led her to the story of what female lawmakers and staff members hear.


Lawmakers Kick Off 2018 With Wide Array Of Bills

Jan 15, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing) Sexual harassment by public officials is one of the topics lawmakers are looking to tackle this term. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature is back in session for 2018, and an early priority is dealing with taxes. Talks are underway to figure out how to make sure the federal tax overhaul doesn’t cause a spike in state income taxes. 

State Legislature's Leaders Make Plans For 2018

Jan 2, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing) Lansing’s lawmakers won’t return to the Capitol until next week. But they’ve already got big plans for 2018. 

Two New Faces In The Legislature This Week

Nov 27, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) When the Legislature reconvenes next week, two new faces will be added to the state House of Representatives. 

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