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Senate Panel Hitting Brakes On Tolling Bills

02/08/23 01:49 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Senate Panel Hitting Brakes On Tolling Bills
The Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee probably won't adopt any bills this year related to a 500-plus page study

Dems Look To Move Tax Deal Amid Some Reluctance

02/08/23 09:26 AM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Dems Look To Move Tax Deal Amid Some Reluctance
The tax cut deal House and Senate Democrats struck with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to move out of a legislative conference committee Wednesday, Feb. 8, despite agitation among progressives and other Democratic legislators

Inflation Relief Checks Will Pull $800 Million From General Fund

02/07/23 04:30 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Inflation Relief Checks Will Pull $800 Million From General Fund
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday Michiganders can expect $180 "inflation relief checks" as part of her broad tax relief package, a state expense that is expected to pull $800 million from the General Fund.

Attorney: Gov Can View Income Tax Trigger As Unconstitutional

02/07/23 03:59 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Attorney: Gov Can View Income Tax Trigger As Unconstitutional
Steve Liedel, chief legal counsel to former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, believes the mechanism used to determine a possible income tax rollback "likely violates Michigan's constitution," and could provide grounds for the current governor not to comply.

McBroom: Back To Scratch On FOIA

02/06/23 03:22 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
McBroom: Back To Scratch On FOIA
The bi-partisan effort by Sen. Ed McBroom (R-Waucedah Twp.) and Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) to convince the prior legislature to adopt a long-awaited Freedom of Information Act expansion to the governor's office and Legislature never reached the finish line.
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