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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If you've got to pay someone to go out with you, the relationship is going to end when you quit paying. That's the problem there." 

- Rep. Dan LAUWERS (R-Brockway Twp.) on why he is proposing an end to the state's $50 million film incentives as a solution to the state's current year $550 million budget hole.

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Calley Doubts Prop 1 Makes Driver Fees Non-Tax Deductible
"Lt. Gov. Brian CALLEY said today if the road funding ballot proposal passes in May, there's no reason to think driver registration fees will no longer be deductible from federal income taxes."
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Cutting Film Credits Proposed To Fill Budget Hole
"A new House bill would end the program that provides incentives to companies that film movies in Michigan, and the chair of the committee where the bill has been referred said he's interested in taking it up."
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Martin Waymire, WWP Being Used For Prop 1 'Yes Vote' Campaign
"The coalition working to win a "yes" vote on the May 5 ballot proposal will be using a team of public relations firm Martin Waymire and political strategy firm WWP."
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Officers Sue Corrections Over Foregone Pay Before And After Shifts
"Corrections officers are suing the state for compensation they said they're due for carrying out required tasks before and after their shifts."
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Snyder Stays Optimistic Despite Polling Data
"Gov. Rick SNYDER remained his relentless positive self this afternoon despite EPIC-MRA polling data released in the morning showing the May 5 ballot proposal losing 37 to 49 percent among "certain voters" when read a lengthy explanation on the plan."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If you've got to pay someone to go out with you, the relationship is going to end when you quit paying. That's the problem there." 

- Rep. Dan LAUWERS (R-Brockway Twp.) on why he is proposing an end to the state's $50 million film incentives as a solution to the state's current year $550 million budget hole.