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Rep. Irwin Introduces Second-Parent Adoption Bills »

"LANSING – State Representative Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) introduced on Thursday House Bill 4133, which would allow second parent adoption in the State of Michigan. Second-parent adoption legally recognizes the relationship between a child and a parent. This recognition guarantees the children a host of legal and financial benefits, such as health insurance, authorization for medical care, and continuity of a parent-child relationship in the event of separation or death."



Snyder Media Advisory for Monday, Feb. 2 »

"Gov. Rick Snyder will offer remarks on the importance of career tech education at the Michigan Department of Education Career Education Conference to encourage expanded partnerships between the business and education communities."



Bridget Patrick recognized by MVMA with Public Media Award »

"Lansing, Mich. – Bridget Patrick was recognized for her contribution to promoting animal health with her work in media and public relations with the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association’s (MVMA) 2015 Public Media Award at the organization’s conference Friday."



Farmers stump for road funding hike »

"LANSING — May might seem a distant fantasy to most snow and ice-bound Michiganians, but to those stumping for the state's hotly contested transportation funding proposal, the merry merry month lurks right around the corner. On May 5 Michigan voters will approve or deny a plan that would raise the state's sales tax and increase road funding by $1.2 billion annually. "



Peters Announces Key Homeland Security Subcommittee Assignments »

"WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, announced his appointment to two key subcommittees overseeing federal spending and services. Peters was named to the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) and the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management (RAFM)."




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