State Government

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state House narrowly passed a charter school bill Thursday. It would let charter schools qualify for countywide tax millage dollars. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Republican and Democratic leaders in the state Legislature are all calling for the removal of Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon. Lawmakers say they’ve lost confidence in her leadership because of the handling of the Larry Nassar scandal. 

Movement On Tax Bills In House And Senate

Jan 18, 2018
Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The state Legislature continues to move along plans to change the state’s tax code. The new federal tax law zeroes out the personal exemption.

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(MPRN-Lansing) A new report says it costs at least $9,600 to properly educate a student in Michigan’s public schools. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state Legislature went over the governor’s head Wednesday. It approved a veto override – something that hasn’t happened in Michigan since 2002. 

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