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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Today I've realized the students know more about a dollar menu than they do about their own government." 

- Rep. Pete LUCIDO (R-Shelby Twp.) in explaining why he sponsored a bill requiring a civics test before a student can graduate high school.

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Recent History Favors House Dem Pick-Ups, Not Majority
"Here's the good news for House Democrats."
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5 State Departments Address Flint Residents; DEQ, DHHS Not Among Them
"(FLINT) -- Anger, emotion and confusion continued to emanate from Flint citizens, as close to 40 residents and others were given another arena -- this time before a state civil rights panel -- to share their stories about the crisis today."
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How Can FOIA Expansion Bills Be Made Better?
"Groups on the right and left of the political spectrum applauded House members today for proposing an end to the gubernatorial and legislative exemption to the state's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), but they came to a committee this morning with what they saw as improvements."
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Special Ed Ballot Proposal Move
"Public dollars could go to educate special education students in private schools, under a pair of constitutional amendment proposal that moved out of the House Education Committee today."
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Nofs: 'We're Not Killing Choice'
"Despite the considerable list of changes put out in the Senate substitute of the energy package championed by Energy and Technology Committee Chair Mike NOFS (R-Battle Creek) and Sen. John PROOS (R-St. Joseph), the battle lines haven't changed much."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Today I've realized the students know more about a dollar menu than they do about their own government." 

- Rep. Pete LUCIDO (R-Shelby Twp.) in explaining why he sponsored a bill requiring a civics test before a student can graduate high school.