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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"We've can't have our roads looking like something out of 'I Am Legend' or 'Mad Max,' and that's what they're starting to look like now."

- Sen. Coleman YOUNG II (D-Detroit) on why he plans to vote for Proposal 1 when he didn't vote for the legislation that put the question on the May 5 ballot.

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Aramark Officials Question Correctional Officers' Conduct
"The same week former Aramark contract monitor Edwin BUSS left his state job, two issues involving the private prison food contractor came across his desk."
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Survey: Proposal 1 Still Winning Plan Among Lawmakers
"The ballot proposal to increase the sales tax to improve roads appears to have the support of 63 percent of the Legislature, according to the personal positions of 100 of the state's 148 lawmakers."
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Courts Decline To Give Banks Immunity In Staffer Termination
"State lawmakers are immune from civil litigation related to Senate or House floor debate, but that does not extend to suits from former legislative staffers related to their employment, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled today."
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Senate Budget Nearly $60M Over Snyder Proposal
"The Senate plan for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget calls for more than $9.5 billion in General Fund (GF) dollars, coming in at nearly $60 million more in GF spending than Gov. Rick SNYDER's proposal."
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Cotter Sticks Up For Disciplined Veterinarian TV Star
"House Speaker Kevin COTTER (R-Mt. Pleasant) has come out in defense of a veterinarian best known for his television show "The Incredible Dr. Pol," who was recently put on probation and fined by a state licensing board."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"We've can't have our roads looking like something out of 'I Am Legend' or 'Mad Max,' and that's what they're starting to look like now."

- Sen. Coleman YOUNG II (D-Detroit) on why he plans to vote for Proposal 1 when he didn't vote for the legislation that put the question on the May 5 ballot.