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Recap of Houghton City Council Meeting

Last night at the Houghton City Council meeting, a public hearing was held for the city’s application for a DNR Trust Fund Grant for the Central Houghton Green Space Area, which is located on 7th Avenue near Franklin Road. After a few comments from the community members including the president …

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Supplemental Bill Approved

The proposal to add more than 300 million dollars to state spending this year was approved by both the Michigan House and Michigan Senate Wednesday afternoon. Among other things, the measure spends 215 million dollars for road funding. Under the proposal, 100 million will go to special winter road maintenance, …

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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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