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Wasteful Spending Bills Introduced

U-S Senator Gary Peters is co-sponsoring legislation that would help reduce wasteful government spending and cut the deficit. The Michigan Democrat says the two-bill package will save taxpayer dollars and make government more effective and efficient by helping to eliminate duplicative or overlapping programs and requiring Congress to debate and …

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Snyder Approves Outdoor Recreation Grants

Governor Rick Snyder has approved $24.7 million in grants for outdoor recreation projects. Snyder Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grants for 69 recreation projects and land purchases. The governor says the grants will help give local communities the ability to create quality recreation opportunities …

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Khouri New State Treasurer

Michigan is getting a new state treasurer. He’s Nick Khouri, who was a familiar face around the Michigan Capitol during the 1990’s as he had been a top Department of Treasury official during the John Engler administration. Khouri’s appointment was announced by Governor Rick Snyder Tuesday. He replaces Kevin Clinton, …

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