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Dianda Introduces Bill on Forestry Certification Standards

Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation in the state House that will give equal weight to several commonly used forestry certification standards in constructing and renovating state-owned buildings. The resolution would encourage the use of wood products in contractors’ efforts to win green building certification. Dianda says the governor needs …

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School Leaders Blast New Gas Tax Package

Michigan school leaders are blasting a State House Republican road funding package, charging that it could result in drastic cuts to the school aid fund. William Mayes, the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Administrators, says the House plan would shift sales taxes paid on gasoline to the …

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