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Rep. Chatfield introduces bill to eliminate pistol registration mandate »

"State Rep. Lee Chatfield, of Levering, today introduced legislation to eliminate the existing mandate requiring pistols to be registered with the state."

Kowall welcomes Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce to Capitol »

"LANSING, Mich. — Members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce toured the state Capitol Wednesday and visited with Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, (center) in his office."

Detroit Joins Nationwide May Day Action to Protest Trump Deportations & Muslim Ban »

"DETROIT –This Monday, May 1, Immigrant rights advocates, labor movement leaders and social justice groups will spearhead Detroit’s contribution to the 200-city #RiseUP May Day action. Activists will converge on Clark Park in Southwest Detroit to demand an end to the deportations that are tearing families apart, an end to the discriminatory Muslim ban, and no money for Trump’s odious border wall. Detroit is one of seven cities across the state demanding justice for immigrants, refugees and everyone opposed to the hate unleashed since the election."

Sen. Colbeck introduces “campus free speech” legislation »

"LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, introduced legislation Thursday that would create the “campus free speech act” in an effort to ensure that intellectual debate is allowed, encouraged and protected at our universities and community colleges. The measures are Senate Bills 349 and 350."

Rep. Brann: House budget boosts education, veterans »

"State Rep. Tommy Brann today voted for the House version of the state budget, joining his colleagues on the Appropriations Committee in approving the fiscal plan and sending it to the full House for consideration."

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