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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I think there's an opera in which one of characters says, 'I'm so low. I'm looking at up at the bottom of the hole." 

- Mark GREBNER of Practical Political Consultants describing the position from which Michigan Senate Democrats enter the 2018 election.

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Pension, OPEB Reform To Dominate Discussion In House After Break
"It's "common knowledge," said Rep. James LOWER (R-Cedar Lake) that he and Rep. Thomas ALBERT (R-Lowell) plan to introduce legislation to reform municipal pension and other post-employment benefit (OPEB) as soon as they return from Thanksgiving break."
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Trump's '16 Victory Sank Dems Base Numbers In Most Marginal Districts
"As Senate Democrats try to climb out of its 27-11 minority hole in 2018, new base numbers shared by Practical Political Consultants (PPC) show that now-President Donald TRUMP may be making the task a little harder."
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State Looking At About $200M In Lapse Money To Start FY '18
"State budget officials have yet to close the books on Fiscal Year '17 (FY), but early indications show the FY 2018 budget starting with a larger-than-normal number, maybe as high as $260 million, according to Mitch BEAN of Great Lakes Economic Consulting."
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Whitmer: 'I've Got Work To Do' In Detroit
"Democrat gubernatorial frontrunner Gretchen WHITMER told MIRS this week she knows polling numbers show she is not doing as well in Detroit as perhaps she and other Democrats would like and she determined to do something about it."
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Nassar Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual Conduct
"Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry NASSAR pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Ingham County Circuit Court to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I think there's an opera in which one of characters says, 'I'm so low. I'm looking at up at the bottom of the hole." 

- Mark GREBNER of Practical Political Consultants describing the position from which Michigan Senate Democrats enter the 2018 election.