Michigan Legislature

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Name: Michigan Legislature
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Obamacare's Survival up to State Legislators

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today ruled that the federal health care law does not authorize health insurance subsidies provided through health care “exchanges” that were set up by the federal government. Only exchanges set up by the ... [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The curse of Michigan's Lt. Governor

The curse of Michigan's Lt. GovernorUpdated: Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:25 PM EDT 2014-07-22 22:25:25 GMTNo kid ever grows up wanting to be lt. governor, the second banana in state government.In Michigan there is a rich history of the second-in-charge wanting ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Court Ruling On Obamacare Tax Breaks Has No Immediate Effect In Michigan

An appeals court ruling Tuesday out of Washington DC could jeopardize tax subsidies that help nearly a ¼ million Michiganders buy health coverage.We have more from The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta.People in Michigan who buy their own coverage ... [Published WKAR - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

WATKINS: Yes vote on Proposal 1 will support communities, education

By Tom WatkinsGuest ColumnistYou and I know that hearing any politician say, “Trust me” seems laughable in this day and age. Yet, this time, I believe that the Michigan Legislature is right in asking for our trust and voting “Yes” on Proposal 1 on Aug. ... [Published Dearborn Press & Guide - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate Profile: John Moolenaar In 4th Congressional

(WLNS) - This week we are giving you a chance to meet the candidates ahead of the August 5th primary. O ur preview of the 4th Congressional race continues today with a man who says his road to public service stretches back to the Reagan years.Since then ... [Published WLNS - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The GOP's minimum wage class war

A hike in the minimum wage has been marched for by activists, supported by President Barack Obama, passed by the Michigan Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.Advocates for an increase argue that this will pull millions of Americans out of poverty ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Brad Flory column: Don't blame voters if they vote 'no' on gibberish

This is Proposal 14-1.JACKSON, MI – Rich irony is found in the mumbo-jumbo facing Michigan voters as a ballot proposal Aug. 5."APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF AMENDATORY ACT TO REDUCE STATE USE TAX AND REPLACE WITH A LOCAL COMMUNITY STABILIZATION SHARE," Proposal ... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lisa Wozniak: Michigan Legislature misses the mark on land, air and water

While on summer break, I bet many of our state legislators are enjoying the best that summertime in Michigan has to offer --- our beaches, our dunes, our Great Lakes and our state parks. It doesn’t take venturing far from the State Capitol building to ... [Published Michigan Live - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

July 18, 2014, Michigan Legislature Roll Call Report

While the Legislature is on a summer break from voting, the Roll Call Report is reviewing key votes of the 2013-2014 session.House Bill 4714 , Approve Medicaid expansion: Passed 76 to 31 in the House on June 13, 2013To expand Medicaid eligibility to families ... [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: We need legal pot to calm us after fireworks

_ Thanks Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature for the law allowing fireworks of all kinds on private property.Perhaps you could now pass legislation legalizing the use of marijuana to help calm my nerves.Jim BanasOkemos ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Long-awaited funding secured for Allen Road grade separation to alleviate train traffic

State Rep. Pat Somerville (R-Huron Twp.) announced $3 million in road funds have been secured by the Michigan Legislature that will create a grade separation so that cars can travel under a Woodhaven railroad crossing, relieving area residents of the ... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Police: Multiple people shot in Inkster

Police: Multiple people shot in InksterUpdated: Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:40 PM EDT 2014-07-02 01:40:16 GMTThree people have been shot on Carlysle Street in Inkster, according to Michigan State Police.Three people have been shot on Carlysle Street in Inkster, ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Jul 02 2014]

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...can be almost certain that the residential shut-offs will resume is a point made  on Next City,  a website focusing on "inspiring better cities": "As activists point out, DWSD [Detroit Water and Sewerage Department] is a much more appealing purchase if it loses its debt." In short, by cutting off residents with growing unpaid water bills, the DWSD becomes a more attractive acquisition to the private market
...Moolenaar says, "I believe a background of public experience, as well as the private sector experience, has prepared me to lead effectively in Congress."
...The homicide was part of a rash of weekend violence that left another man dead and two others in critical condition , including a 15-year-old girl. "We're going to focus on the homicide first of all."
Petitions were thrown out in Montcalm County in part because they said a state senator supported "P A 4 of 2011, commonly known as the 'Emergency Financial Manager Law.'" This was supposedly confusing because voters may not know "P A " stands for "Public Act."

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Obamacare's Survival up to State Legislators [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Jul 22 2014]
WATKINS: Yes vote on Proposal 1 will support co... [Published Dearborn Press & Guide - Jul 22 2014]
Candidate Profile: John Moolenaar In 4th Congre... [Published WLNS - Jul 22 2014]
Prop 1 won't cost communities [Published Detroit News - Jul 22 2014]
The GOP's minimum wage class war [Published Detroit News - Jul 22 2014]
Flint police seek more information in Dawg Hous... [Published Flint News - Jul 22 2014]
Brad Flory column: Don't blame voters if they v... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 21 2014]
Michigan: Update on Pro-Gun Reforms in Lansing [Published NRA-ILA - Jul 21 2014]
Lisa Wozniak: Michigan Legislature misses the m... [Published Michigan Live - Jul 21 2014]
The false hope of “right-to-try” metastasizes t... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
Read this! An example of theft through words!!!... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 20 2014]
Proposal 1 vote vital to Mich. reinvention [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 20 2014]
Two Democrats eyeing 65th District seat in prim... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Jul 20 2014]
July 18, 2014, Michigan Legislature Roll Call R... [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Jul 18 2014]
TRI-COMMUNITY: Candidates vie for state, county... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Jul 18 2014]
Democrats hopeful in Aug. 5 primary as they eye... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 18 2014]
Michigan Supreme Court approves MBT refunds bas... [Published Lexology - Jul 18 2014]
Letter: We need legal pot to calm us after fire... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Repeal of Exclusionary Michigan Licensing Law a... [Published Newswise - Jul 17 2014]
Pension Malpractice and Fund Raids [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Jul 16 2014]
Michigan Chamber Releases Legislative Voting Re... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 16 2014]
Michigan Chamber Releases Legislative Voting Re... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Jul 16 2014]
Michigan's erratic support of film hinders as m... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 15 2014]
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The false hope of “right-to-try” metastasizes t... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
Ed. note: Please read disclaimer in Dr. Gorski’s profile ! There are times when supporting science-based health policy and opposing health policies that sound compassionate but are not are easily portrayed as though I’m opposing mom, apple pie, ...
Read this! An example of theft through words!!!... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 20 2014]
Pension Malpractice and Fund Raids [Michigan Capitol Confidential] : "Everyone's doing it!By JACK MCHUGH|July 16, 2014A Wall Street Journal editorial bemoans gimmicks used to “pay for” a federal road funding bill without either raising taxes or cutting ...
This writer is delusional------Grading the Mich... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 24 2014]
Grading the Michigan Legislature: Failed on roads, but not on Detroit |Detroit Free Press|freep.com : "Detroit: A It’d be hard to overstate the sheer shock value of the debate and voting over the grand bargain legislation that will send nearly $200 ...
Michigan’s New Budget Includes $800,000 For Ant... [Published Think Progress - Jun 24 2014]
CREDIT: Real Alternatives Under the new budget the Michigan legislature approved this month, a right-wing organization that dissuades women from choosing abortion will receive $800,000 in state dollars, according to the Detroit News . The money is ...
Democrats Fight To Repeal Michigan’s New ‘Rape ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 20 2014]
Michigan Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (D) CREDIT: AP Photo/Michigan Legislature, Fil A group of Michigan lawmakers have introduced a measure to roll back a controversial abortion restriction that went into effect this past spring. The new law requires ...
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