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Some Abortion Providers Concerned 1931 Ban Is 'Very Unclear' If Revoked

06/28/22 09:44 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Some Abortion Providers Concerned 1931 Ban Is 'Very Unclear' If Revoked
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 06/27/2022) As Michigan's 1931 abortion ban lingers in a temporary hold, some members of the OB-GYN community warn that it's exemption to preserve the life of a mother "is actually very unclear."

SOS Will Not Mass Send Absentee Ballot Applications in 2022

06/21/22 01:32 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
SOS Will Not Mass Send Absentee Ballot Applications in 2022
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 06/17/2022) Local clerks are preparing primary absentee ballots for distribution as soon as next week in some areas of Michigan.

Judge Says No To Kelley's Request To Remain Armed; Poll Shows Him Leading

06/17/22 02:23 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Judge Says No To Kelley's Request To Remain Armed; Poll Shows Him Leading
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 06/16/2022) Gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley's attorney unsuccessfully sought a federal judge's approval to allow the candidate to carry his firearm for self-defense as he campaigns.

SOAR Fund Could Collect Corporate, Income Tax Revenues To Be Replenished

06/10/22 03:05 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
SOAR Fund Could Collect Corporate, Income Tax Revenues To Be Replenished
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 06/09/2022) Michigan's new economic incentive account would be replenished by the corporate and income taxes generated by the business activities initially spurred by the seed money, under Senate legislation that was addressed in committee Thursday.

FOIA Redactions Consistently Inconsistent From Michigan, Nationwide

06/09/22 09:27 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
FOIA Redactions Consistently Inconsistent From Michigan, Nationwide
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 06/08/2022) Anyone filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from Michigan's various state agencies will notice the blotted information returned can vary from department to department.
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