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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The Mackinac Center wants to pretend it's a free-market think tank when really it's just an attack dog for corporate special interests. Hopefully, people start to see through that."

- Doug PRATT, director of public affairs for the Michigan Education Association.

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Snyder's 75-Point Flint Plan Roughly Half-Way Done
"About two months after releasing his 75-point plan to address the Flint water crisis, Gov. Rick SNYDER's office said it could claim meeting at least 40 of the goals on the list currently, or 53 percent."
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Prevailing Wage Repeal Campaign Not Submitting Sigs June 1
"The prevailing wage repeal campaign will not be turning in signatures to get an initiative to the Legislature this summer, it announced today."
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COA Ruling Runs Parallel To House 'Dark Stores' Legislation
"The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled today the Michigan Tax Tribunal's (MTT) logic allowing for so-called "dark stores" to lower local property taxes is "based on an error of law.""
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Schuette Walks Into Transgender Bathroom Issue
"Attorney General Bill SCHUETTE today asked federal officials to "immediately retract" their guidance letter to schools that tied federal funding to schools allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice (See "Feds: Transgender Students Can Use Bathroom Consistent With Gender ID," 5/13/16)."
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Energy Reform On Senate Agenda For Tuesday
"The Senate announced today that the two bills that make up an energy reform package that moved out of committee Wednesday are on the agenda for discussion Tuesday."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The Mackinac Center wants to pretend it's a free-market think tank when really it's just an attack dog for corporate special interests. Hopefully, people start to see through that."

- Doug PRATT, director of public affairs for the Michigan Education Association.