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Marijuana Legislation
7:37 am
Tue September 30, 2014

House Sponsor Still Confident Marijuana Bills Will Move Through Senate

Credit WMUK

Legislation to allow Medical Marijuana dispensaries and edible marijuana products were approved by the House in December. 

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6:52 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Roads Called Top Priority at West Michigan Policy Forum

Governor Rick Snyder says he hopes to get road funding wrapped up by end of the year
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The mandate out of the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum was clear: Fix the state's pot-holed roads, and make other needed investment in the state's infrastructure.
7:11 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Schuette to Investigate Prison Contractor in Murder Plot Against Inmate

Critics have called on Governor Rick Snyder to terminate contract with Aramark after series of problems
LANSING, MI - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday announced that his office will investigate allegations that an Aramark Correctional Services employee conspired to have a prisoner killed in a murder-for-hire plot. Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post requested a warrant in the case last week, as first reported by the Detroit Free Press.
7:03 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Governor Snyder Says Claim Education Funding Was Cut is "Hogwash"

Snyder was in Kalamazoo for town hall event Monday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder attempted to set the record straight in regard to whether or not his administration has cut funding to public education during a visit Monday to the Kalamazoo Gazette hub. "You turn on the TV and the biggest piece of hogwash out there is that I've cut education funding," Snyder told Kalamazoo Gazette reporters and editors during an interview.
6:04 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Calhoun Intermediate School District Gets Almost $1-Million for Streamlining Service

School consolidation grants were approved by Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder
The Calhoun Intermediate School District is one of 12 Michigan school districts receiving a total of $4.3 million from the state to help defray costs. The Calhoun district will receive $945,454 to support the district's technical support staff, its state data reporting and its data warehousing system.

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