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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Boo-hoo. Good thing I went last year."

- Rep. Martin HOWRYLAK (R-Troy) after not getting offered complimentary tickets to the North American Auto Show's Charity Preview by the Michigan Automobile Dealers Association (MADA) for voting no on legislation that moves up the phase out of the sales tax on vehicle trade-ins from 2039 to 2029.

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Snowball Rolling Downhill On Simon; Meekhof, Singh, Ananich, Hertel Jump On
"All four members of the legislative quadrant are now calling for Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. SIMON to resign or get booted over the expanding allegations and revelations involving Dr. Larry NASSAR."
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Snyder, Duggan Stay Upbeat After Amazon Passes On Detroit
"Amazon's new headquarters isn't coming to Detroit and Gov. Rick SNYDER and Detroit Mayor Mike DUGGAN tried to stay positive about it in separate press statements."
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13th District Democratic Party Chair's Trial Adjourned
"A misdemeanor assault trial for 13th District Democratic Party Chair Jonathan KINLOCH was adjourned today by 36th District Judge Roberta ARCHER in Detroit until March 7 for reasons that could not be immediately confirmed Thursday."
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Bills In The Works In Wake Of Nassar Revelations
"Legislation is being drafted designed to address issues unearthed by the former Michigan State University gymnastics physician who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct and accused of sexually assaulting as many as 140 young women and girls."
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No 'Auto Prom' Tickets For 'No' Votes
"Wednesday's extraordinary veto override on the accelerated phase-out of the sales tax against vehicle trade-ins reminded some lawmakers that their original "no" votes on the bills -- SB 0094 and SB 0095 -- back in June came with a cost."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Boo-hoo. Good thing I went last year."

- Rep. Martin HOWRYLAK (R-Troy) after not getting offered complimentary tickets to the North American Auto Show's Charity Preview by the Michigan Automobile Dealers Association (MADA) for voting no on legislation that moves up the phase out of the sales tax on vehicle trade-ins from 2039 to 2029.