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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'll say this, if Steve MARINO wins, you can thank straight-ticket voting."

- House Republican Committee Chair Aric NESBITT quips to a gathering of lobbyists and clients of a large multi-client lobbying firm today. Nesbitt is referring to the numerous politically damaging recordings Democrats have released on Marino, the Republican candidate in the 24th House District.

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Greimel Makes Case That Dems Will Work Better With Snyder
"House Minority Leader Tim GREIMEL (D-Auburn Hills) today told stakeholders gathered at a Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI) briefing that the prospects of Rep. Tom LEONARD (R-DeWitt) leading the Republican caucus in the 2017-18 term makes a Democratic-controlled House all the more attractive."
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VerHeulen, Leonard Camps Look To Pool Resources For Republican Majority
"It's official. Early this morning, Rep. Rob VERHEULEN (R-Walker) announced via press release he would support Rep. Tom LEONARD (R-DeWitt) for caucus leader in the 2017-18 term."
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MSF Waives Minimum Threshold For New Jobs In Biz Incentive Program
"The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) today approved removing the minimum threshold for new jobs created in one of its main incentive programs for businesses."
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Clinton 46%, Trump 41%, Johnson 8% In New Michigan Poll
"Democratic Hillary CLINTON leads Republican Donald TRUMP 46 to 41 percent in Michigan based on a 600-person poll conducted by Target Insyght for multi-client firm Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI) and MIRS. "
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Congressional Dems Drawing Battle Lines Over Flint Relief Funding
"A number of Congressional Democrats -- including every Democrat in the Michigan Congressional Delegation -- announced they're going to battle after emergency funding for Flint was removed from a government-funding bill."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'll say this, if Steve MARINO wins, you can thank straight-ticket voting."

- House Republican Committee Chair Aric NESBITT quips to a gathering of lobbyists and clients of a large multi-client lobbying firm today. Nesbitt is referring to the numerous politically damaging recordings Democrats have released on Marino, the Republican candidate in the 24th House District.