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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"When I left, I left and I'm glad I did."

- Former Senate Appropriations Chair Shirley JOHNSON when reached by MIRS for her take on the day's politics and an update on what she's up to these days.  

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Analysis Shows 7-Year Experience Gap In House; 1 In Senate
"A former lawmaker of 22 years, Lynn JONDAHL refers to term limits as the "mandatory inexperience law." "
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Republican Convention Will Still Vote On LG Nominee
"A Republican wanting to run for lieutenant governor next year would need to pay a $3,345 filing fee and either file with the party by next April, gather signatures from top GOP officials by July or be nominated by the party's nominee, under recommendations made by a key committee this evening. "
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State Marijuana Board Member: I Was Part Of Dispensary Raids
"While Rick JOHNSON's past ties to lobbying have raised questions about his role as chair of the state's Medical Marihuana Licensing Board (MMLB), another member received scrutiny about his law enforcement background during the dozens of public comments at the MMLB's inaugural meeting today. "
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Totten Hoping Miles Runs For AG In '18
"He's not going to run for attorney general again in 2018, but 2014 Democratic nominee Mark TOTTEN said today he hopes former U.S. Western District Attorney Patrick MILES, Jr., does. "
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Hines Touts Status As Outsider While Announcing He Is First To File
"Saginaw Dr. Jim HINES, who is running for the Republican nomination for governor in 2018, said his status as an outsider is a benefit because he can bring fresh ideas to state government. "
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"When I left, I left and I'm glad I did."

- Former Senate Appropriations Chair Shirley JOHNSON when reached by MIRS for her take on the day's politics and an update on what she's up to these days.