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State Increases to Child Care Providers Will Encourage Greater Availability for Families »

"LANSING – The recently-adopted state budget includes changes to help provide greater availability of quality child care providers for Michigan families, the Michigan Department of Education said today. "



Gov. Rick Snyder returns legislation without signature, helping maintain state’s fiscal strength »

"LANSING, Mich. – Today Gov. Snyder returned legislation without his signature due to concerns that the legislation is not fiscally prudent. "



Rep. Albert introduces bill to make millage elections more transparent »

"State Rep. Thomas Albert, of Lowell, has introduced legislation to ensure more voices are heard during elections which determine the fate of local millage proposals."



Enbridge’s Neglect of 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines in Mackinac Straits Requires State to App »

"ST. IGNACE – The state of Michigan must immediately apply the law, stop Line 5’s oil flow, and reject a Canadian company’s application to extract more life out of its decaying steel pipelines built in 1953, according to FLOW, a Traverse City-based Great Lakes water law and policy center in public comments made today.  The comments came at a public hearing in St. Ignace on Enbridge’s bid for state approval to shore up parts of Line 5 that are bent or deformed due to the company’s neglect and support other areas potentially prone to erosion."



Rep. Hernandez highlights progress made on top priorities »

"State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron today said he is pleased of the progress made so far this legislative session on the issues most important to the people of Sanilac and St. Clair counties, however he cautions that there is still much work left to do."




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