MIRS Capitol Capsule HeadlinesFrom Fri., May. 24, 2013Login or Subscribe for full article access
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Individually, those pieces of fabric could be torn, but when she finished, it was a quilt that was strong and beautiful."
- Rep. David RUTLEDGE (D-Ypslanti), the House Minority Floor Leader-elect, as he compares the diversity of the House Democratic caucus to the patchwork quilts his grandmother once put together.
Behind The Scenes, Billionaire Advises EAA
"The letter that arrived at Rep. Ellen Cogen LIPTON's office in April was mysterious, both in timing and intention. "
House Picking Up Its Own Legal Tab In Banks Affair
"The House's legal costs of defending itself in the Rep. Brian BANKS (D-Grosse Pointe Woods) sexual harassment suit filed this week from a former staffer will come out of the House's "existing budget resources," according to a spokesman for House Speaker Jase BOLGER (R-Marshall)."
Mackinac Conference Crams Budgets To Tuesday
"On the eve of the annual schmooze-fest on Mackinac Island sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, the most-oft asked question around town is, "Are you going to the island?""
Travel Michigan Has Asian Aspirations For Budget Increase
"A proposed $4 million budget increase would mean Travel Michigan could expand into Asian markets, Director George ZIMMERMANN tells MIRS."
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Despite help from state, Buena Vista School District refuses to pay its teachers Friday