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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"First and foremost, I don't know of a single animal that speaks the language of English."

- Rep. Abdullah HAMMOUD (D-Dearborn) on Rep. Pamela HORNBERGER's bill that allows the appointment of a pro bono lawyer or law student to act as an advocate for a fetus. The bill was modeled after Hammoud's bill on legal representation for animals in cruelty and welfare cases.

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Does MPSERS Repayment Schedule Need Fixing?
"In the three road funding options Republican legislative leaders gave to Gov. Gretchen WHITMER earlier this year, each one included changes to the pre-funding schedule for the state's teacher retirement system."
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AG: Ukrainian Hackers Influence On '18 AG Race 'Ridiculous Assertion'
"Accusations that an underworld network of Ukrainian computer hackers manipulated the 2018 state Attorney General's election is the "most ridiculous assertion possible," an AG spokeswoman said."
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Ballenger: Current Legislature Most Dominant Since 1965-66
"Bill BALLENGER, of The Ballenger Report, told MIRS today he believes the current legislature is the most dominant (vis-à-vis an administration) since the Democrat-controlled Legislature of 1965-66."
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Glitches Found In Volunteer Cybersecurity Team
"The Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) did not properly run checks on many of the 99 people who volunteered for a state-run program designed to help organizations get through a cybersecurity incident, the Auditor General reported today."
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Senate D's Do Have Some Budget Leverage
"For those of you feeling sorry for the Democrats for apparently being left out in the cold as Republicans put their mark on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget without any substantive input from Gov. Gretchen WHITMER, take heart."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"First and foremost, I don't know of a single animal that speaks the language of English."

- Rep. Abdullah HAMMOUD (D-Dearborn) on Rep. Pamela HORNBERGER's bill that allows the appointment of a pro bono lawyer or law student to act as an advocate for a fetus. The bill was modeled after Hammoud's bill on legal representation for animals in cruelty and welfare cases.