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New Resources For Michigan Drivers

There are now new resources to help Michigan’s drivers with the state’s new auto insurance laws, set to take effect July 1st. The Department of Insurance and Financial Services has launched a new website, created consumer guides and has a new toll free hotline. Implementing legislation that protects consumers and …

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Great Lakes Funding Bill Advances

The Great Lakes could be receiving additional funding. The House in Washington, DC has passed House Resolution 4031, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The bill has been reinstated and could increase funding through 2026. Co-Sponsor of the Bill, Michigan’s Jack Bergman, said he was thankful the house came together, to …

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Whitmer to Deliver Dem SOTU Response

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been selected to deliver the Democratic response to the State of the Union address. President Donald Trump plans to make the annual speech to a joint session of the legislature on February 4th. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said they …

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Whitmer Signs Numerous Bills

The governor signed a wide array of bills into law on Friday. Highlights include… – Legislation that expands the Neighborhood Enterprise Zone property tax exemption to encourage redevelopment in disadvantaged communities. – County boards of commissioners that want to take over the responsibilities of elected road commissions will need to …

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Third Woman Accuses Lucido

A third woman has accused a Michigan state senator of inappropriate sexual behavior. Melissa Osborn says Republican Peter Lucido made crude comments, leered at her, and touched her inappropriately at a conference last May. Osborn is a regulatory affairs specialist for a trade group. The allegation was first reported by …

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Michigan Adjusted Unemployment Dips Slightly

Six thousand more Michiganders were working last month, compared to November. That dropped Michigan’s unemployment rate slightly by a tenth of a point. Data released yesterday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget put the seasonally-adjusted rate at 3.9 percent. That remains above the national average of 3.5 …

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Flags Lowered for Serviceman’s Funeral

Flags will fly at half-staff at Michigan state facilities today to honor the recent death of a serviceman. The order issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer also requests that flags at other facilities be similarly lowered. Army Specialist Bradley Walsh died January 8th. He was in his third year of active …

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