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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Just because I call myself an astronaut doesn't mean I've been to space."

- Adam JOSEPH, spokesman for Dr. Abdul EL-SAYED, commenting on fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri THANEDAR's new television ad in which the Ann Arbor businessman claims to be the most "progressive" candidate. 

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Pipeline Safety Board Adopts Call For Temporary Line 5 Shutdown
"A resolution urging the state to require Enbridge to shut down Line 5 until the bare steel and coating issues on the pipelines are fixed gained passage by the state's Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) today."
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MI-13 Vacancy Longer Than Any In Last 25 Years
"No congressional vacancy in the last 25 years will have been left open for as long as Michigan's 13th congressional district slot that U.S. Rep. John CONYERS Jr. (D-Detroit) left last week (See "Conyers Resigns, Endorses Son To Replace Him," 12/5/17), according to a list compiled by a Bloomberg reporter as a personal side project."
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Leonard Calls On Simon To Resign
"House Speaker Tom LEONARD (R-DeWitt) today called on Michigan State University (MSU) President Lou Ann SIMON to resign for showing a "reprehensible" lack of transparency and disclosure in what school officials knew about complaints against former gymnastic physician and now-convicted sex offender Larry NASSAR. "
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PTL Mailing Called 'Desperate Move' By Petition Pro
"Lee ALBRIGHT has been in the petition drive biz since 1987 and he reports a recent mass mailing to generate signatures for the part-time legislature ballot proposal is not a "common practice" and even with over 100,000 petitions being sent "it's a desperation move" by the backers (See "Part-Time Legislature Drive Mailing Out 100K Petitions," 12/7/17). "
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Opioid Package Tops Gov's To-Do List
"With three scheduled session days left in 2017, Gov. Rick SNYDER would like to see legislative action on bills designed to get a handle on the opioid epidemic. He'd also like to see the Legislature move on an A-F grading scale for public schools and legislation designed to better prepare students for jobs in the skilled trades."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Just because I call myself an astronaut doesn't mean I've been to space."

- Adam JOSEPH, spokesman for Dr. Abdul EL-SAYED, commenting on fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri THANEDAR's new television ad in which the Ann Arbor businessman claims to be the most "progressive" candidate.