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Michigan lost out on a new Foxconn plant when Wisconsin lawmakers approved a $3-billion tax break. Mackinac Center analyst Michael LaFaive says Michigan “won by losing” the battle to land the project.


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(MPRN-Lansing) Political intrigue is being blamed for the collapse of a deal for the state to offer big tax breaks to employers who bring a lot of jobs to Michigan. 

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(MPRN-Mackinac Island) Governor Rick Snyder is pushing for quick approval of a controversial tax break to help lure large employers to the state. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Big plans in Lansing for tax cuts or paying down debt could be complicated by new budget forecasts. The new numbers show there’s less money than expected for balancing the budget. 

Voters in Kalamazoo have two questions before them on the ballot Tuesday. One is a renewal request for School districts in the Kalamazoo area, another would create a fee on phones to pay for consolidated dispatch.


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