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(MPRN-Lansing) The state says it can improve low student test scores and get more kids into skilled trades. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder hopes to see movement on skilled trades legislation this year. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A union-led petition drive will launch Tuesday to protect the state’s prevailing wage law from a different petition drive. This could lead to dueling ballot questions next November. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature returns to the state Capitol Tuesday. This will be the first time lawmakers will convene since the collapse last week of an effort to overhaul the state’s auto no-fault insurance law. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan schools aren’t quite on board with legislation to teach more skilled trades and technical education in schools. But with a few changes, they might get there soon. 

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