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DePerno, Karamo Hit First MRP Chair Candidate Deadline

12/03/22 11:12 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
DePerno, Karamo Hit First MRP Chair Candidate Deadline
Former Attorney General nominee Matt DePerno and former Secretary of State nominee Kristina Karamo were among the Republicans to meet the first deadline for state party chair candidates

112 More Failing Schools Required To Work With State

12/02/22 03:40 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
112 More Failing Schools Required To Work With State
The Michigan Department of Education has found 112 more schools throughout 54 school districts that will need to partner with the state to improve academics because of low scores or graduation rates, bringing the number to 255.

56 Freshmen Joining The House, Third Most Since Term Limits

12/02/22 09:54 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
56 Freshmen Joining The House, Third Most Since Term Limits
The Michigan House is welcoming 56 first-term members in the 2023-24 session, the most since 2011 and the third most since legislative term limits were adopted in 1992.

EITC Expansion Joining List Of Lame Duck Casualties

12/02/22 09:28 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
EITC Expansion Joining List Of Lame Duck Casualties
Although term-limited Sen. Wayne A. Schmidt (R-Traverse City) does believe in Christmas miracles, he highly doubts his legislation to gradually increase Michigan's Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to 30% will see the Governor's desk before 2022 concludes.

Biden Wants Diverse, Non-Caucus State To Lead Presidential Primary Season

12/02/22 09:17 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Biden Wants Diverse, Non-Caucus State To Lead Presidential Primary Season
President Joe Biden told a Democratic National Committee (DNC) panel Thursday the party needs racially diverse states with a primary election process to pick its presidential nominee in 2024.
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