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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Everybody's going to want to be in Michigan because that's where the cool kids are -- and even the nerds."

- Senate Majority Leader Arlan MEEKHOF (R-West Olive), talking up the importance of moving on Gov. Rick SNYDER's "Marshall Plan" on talent. Meekhof made a gesture back toward the "One Tough Nerd" when he gave the quote.

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Gov Wants To Marshal Up $100M To Fill Talent Gap
"In the unveiling of his “Marshall Plan for Talent,” Gov. Rick SNYDER kept going back to one key projection: That Michigan will have more than 811,000 career openings to fill through 2024 in fields that are facing a talent shortage."
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House Wants English To Be Michigan's Official Language
"Relax, no one is going to have to learn a new language to continue living in Michigan. House members today rejected an amendment that would have made "Ojibew" the official language of Michigan before voting 62-46 to enshrine English in law as the state's principle tongue."
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Flint's Ex-Utilities Director Warned City, DEQ Leaders Water Plant Wasn't Ready
"(FLINT) -- Flint's former utilities director warned city and state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) leaders that the city's water treatment plant wasn't ready for the water switch to Flint River in April 2014."
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MPSC: Ratepayers Could See $3.7B Benefit Due To Fed Tax Changes
"When it's all said and done, customers of state-regulated utilities could see as much as $3.7 billion in benefits because of the federal tax changes, with much of that projected to take effect on ratepayer bills by the third quarter of this year."
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Shirkey PAC Sitting On Half Million; Meekhof PACs $432K
"Sen. Mike SHIRKEY (R-Clark Lake), the presumed senate leader in 2019, has more than a half million dollars in the political action committee (PAC) indirectly connected to him as of the end of 2017, according to MIRS research."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Everybody's going to want to be in Michigan because that's where the cool kids are -- and even the nerds."

- Senate Majority Leader Arlan MEEKHOF (R-West Olive), talking up the importance of moving on Gov. Rick SNYDER's "Marshall Plan" on talent. Meekhof made a gesture back toward the "One Tough Nerd" when he gave the quote.