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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“You have to draw some line . . . do you really need to keep all the email communications of low-level clerical people?”

- Jane BRIGGS-BUNTING, a board member for the Michigan Coalition for Open Government (MiCOG), commenting on records retention policies when it comes to e-mail records for state workers.  

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When Can Government Employee Emails Go Away?
"Most state employee emails are public records, and depending on their content, they're supposed to be kept for a certain period of time, by law."
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Warren: Gender Identity A Must
"Since 2006, Sen. Rebekah WARREN (D-Ann Arbor) has been trying to expand the state's civil rights act to include the LGBT community, but she says the actions of the House Speaker last week have set the movement back."
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Dem Party Leaders Meet Hash Out Results
" The major party players and funders of the Democratic Party huddled in secret Friday to discuss the election results including what went right and what went wrong, a discussion that was called for by Party Chair Lon JOHNSON. "
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One Of 12 Kids, Greig Becomes One Of 110 House Members
"There's a detail about Democrat Rep.-elect Christine GREIG's life that she says molded her personality. The detail is that she grew up with 11 siblings. She was the sixth child -- with five older siblings and six younger ones."
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Bill Seeks To Stabilize Government Bonds Post-Detroit
"Legislation seeking to shore up what has traditionally been the most stable form of government bonding is being pushed in the wake of the Detroit bankruptcy settlement, which created some instability in the market."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“You have to draw some line . . . do you really need to keep all the email communications of low-level clerical people?”

- Jane BRIGGS-BUNTING, a board member for the Michigan Coalition for Open Government (MiCOG), commenting on records retention policies when it comes to e-mail records for state workers.