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Liquor License Expansion

Legislation that would streamline the state’s liquor licensing process and allow microbreweries to expand is headed to Governor Rick Snyder. The state House and Senate yesterday approved amendments to Michigan’s liquor laws. The legislation would allow microbreweries in the state to produce up to 60,000 barrels a year. That’s double …

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Consumers Frustrated with Scalping Bill

As Michigan lawmakers continue to debate a proposal to repeal the state’s ban on ticket scalping, a new poll shows public support for changes to the state’s 1931 ticket resale law. Currently, Michigan law prohibits the “average” person from reselling event tickets for more than face value without the written …

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Changes Coming for MI Teacher Evaluations

Michigan lawmakers will soon have to adopt changes to the state’s teacher evaluation system or risk losing the state’s waiver from federal No Child Left Behind requirements, according to U.S. Department of Education officials. Under the waiver, the state is required to have a statewide teacher evaluation system in place …

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