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(MPRN-Lansing) A federal judge has approved a settlement to end litigation over a state law that stopped local officials from talking about ballot questions. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Supporters of requiring employers to offer paid sick leave to their workers were at the state Capitol lobbying lawmakers to adopt a bill if and when it’s presented to them. 

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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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“The right to criticize government is also an obligation to know what you are taking about.” The quote is attributed to Lent Upson, the first executive director of what is now the Citizens Research Council. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Former state House Speaker Curtis Hertel has died at the age of 63. He is remembered by Democrats and Republicans as a leader willing to compromise to make government work. 

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