Michigan Legislature

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(MPRN-Lansing) A state Senator is involved in a joint investigation with the FBI and Michigan State Police. Both departments executed search warrants on the Lansing office and Highland Park home of Democratic Senator Bert Johnson Monday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) At the state Capitol, Republicans are still trying to come together on a plan to cut Michigan’s income tax rate. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to end Daylight Savings Time in Michigan is scheduled to get a hearing this week. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Thursday was Freedom of Information Day. To celebrate, the state House unanimously passed a package of bills meant to increase transparency in state government. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) It’s Sunshine Week – a time of year when issues of transparency and open government are put front and center. Democrats in the state House and Senate celebrated the week Tuesday by announcing a package of bills they say will make Michigan government more transparent and accountable. 

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