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"DETROIT, Mich. — Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Democratic candidate for governor, released the following statement after Governor Snyder signed a bill that would require most Medicaid recipients in Michigan to work or participate in training or volunteer programs for 80 hours a month.  "

Michigan Families Blast Congressman Bishop for Cutting Food Assistance to Families »

"LANSING — Today, Michigan Families for Economic Prosperity called out Congressman Mike Bishop for his vote on the Republican Farm Bill that could take away food from working families in his district. If the bill becomes law, some 41,350 households could be at risk of losing assistance to feed their families."

Federal Officials to Partner with State to Assess Flood Damage in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsu »

"LANSING, MICH. Gov. Rick Snyder today requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conduct a joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) with state and local officials to review damages and response costs caused by heavy rainfall and flooding on June 16-17 in Gogebic, Houghton and Menominee counties. "

Governor’s signature betrays plan he helped create »

"LANSING—The Michigan League for Public Policy issued the following statement on SB 897, signed by Governor Rick Snyder today. It can be attributed to Michigan League for Public Policy President & CEO Gilda Z. Jacobs. "

Governor signs Rep. Miller’s plan to solve farmers’ water withdrawal woes »

"State Rep. Aaron Miller’s plan to streamline the approval process for farmers who use irrigation to grow crops was signed into law today by Gov. Rick Snyder."

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