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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers have hit a roadblock when it comes to forgiving unpaid Driver Responsibility Fees. The House and Senate have legislation to get rid of the controversial fee, and forgive those who haven’t paid it. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to forgive Michigan’s controversial driver responsibility fees have cleared a state House committee. But they’ve hit a road block. They’re opposed by Governor Rick Snyder’s Treasury department. 

Promise-Zone Bill Headed To Governor's Desk

Oct 19, 2017
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Legislature may create five new “Promise Zones.” Those are special cities and communities that provide free college tuition for high school graduates. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Getting into the medical marijuana game may require thousands of dollars in liquid assets. The state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced its recommendations for financial requirements for people trying to get a license Tuesday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing)  The state House Republican leader is still trying to get enough votes for an auto no-fault insurance overhaul, and he’s not having much luck. 

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