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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"We continue to put on limitation after limitation, and then we turn around and ask why government isn't working. It's not working because you put the handcuffs on so tight that the blood's not flowing."

- Citizen Research Council (CRC) President Eric LUPHER summarizing the part-time legislature proposal at a lunch-time forum hosted by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, CRC and MIRS.

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State Candidates The Focus Of GOP Conference
"(MACKINAC ISLAND) -- Republicans began trickling onto Mackinac Island today in advance of its 32nd biennial leadership conference, an event where the featured attractions will be Michigan-based figures."
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Doctor: Lyon Said 'People Are Going To Die Of Something'
"(FLINT) -- The moment Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director Nick Lyon first knew about the Flint Legionnaires outbreak was the question dominating Lyon's preliminary exam in Genesee County's 67th District Court today."
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Duggan-Leonard Bill Being Teed Up For Announcement
"The Democratic Mayor of Detroit and his negotiating Republican partner, Speaker Tom LEONARD (R-DeWitt), told reporters earlier this week that "significant progress" was being made on their no fault car insurance package (See "Leonard-Duggan Insurance Bills 'Coming Soon," 9/19/17)."
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MEA Membership Loss Since '12 Stands At 23%
"The state's largest teacher's union is pleading ignorance when it comes to determining how many union members have bailed out because of the state's Right to Work (RTW) law."
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Part-Time Legislature Plan Called 'Campaign Stunt' At Panel Discussion
"The movement to go back to a part-time legislature in Michigan "operates on the assumption that if we pay people less and give them less time to do their work, things will work out well," said Dr. Peverill SQUIRE, political scientist and professor from the University of Missouri."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"We continue to put on limitation after limitation, and then we turn around and ask why government isn't working. It's not working because you put the handcuffs on so tight that the blood's not flowing."

- Citizen Research Council (CRC) President Eric LUPHER summarizing the part-time legislature proposal at a lunch-time forum hosted by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, CRC and MIRS.