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(MPRN-Lansing) There was a big rally at the state Capitol Wednesday to support improved mental health services and to oppose Governor Rick Snyder’s plan to overhaul how those services are paid for. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has chosen the newest member of the Michigan Supreme Court. Judge Kurtis Wilder is the first of a couple appointments Governor Snyder has to make in the coming weeks. 

File photo of Governor Rick Snyder signing criminal justice reform bills into law during event in Kalamazoo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says he’s against an effort in the Legislature to reverse the requirement that parents who don’t want to vaccinate their kids meet with a public health expert. 

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The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says the current debate among Republicans in the Legislature boils down to “Which services are going to get cut? By how much? In order to do what?”


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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars from Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget to leave room for priorities of Republican lawmakers. Some of the biggest reductions are in health and human services, and corrections. 

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