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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The House just gave Detroit the finger."

- Rev. Wendell ANTHONY of the Fellowship Chapel and president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP on the House package for the Detroit Public Schools.

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84% Of School Proposals Pass, Including 79% On New Money Asks
"Schools made out all right on local ballot proposals across the state, despite most of the requests being for new or increased money -- 84 percent of them passed, according to a MIRS analysis."
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DPS Schools End Sickout After Rhodes Makes Assurances
"Detroit Public Schools (DPS) teachers will return to work Wednesday, opting to end their two-day sickout after DPS Transition Manager Judge Steven RHODES assured members they would be paid for their work in the 2015-16 school year."
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House Approps Passes DPS Package, No Democratic Support For Plan
"The House Appropriations Committee reported out a seven-bill reform package for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) shortly before 1 p.m. this afternoon with no Democratic support."
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20-Bill Criminal Justice Reform Package Unveiled In Senate
"Senators today rolled out a wide-ranging package of bills aimed at reforming Michigan's criminal justice system and, perhaps unsurprisingly, a presumptive parole proposal similar to what passed the House isn't part of the mix."
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Which House Districts Turned More Republican In '14?
"Given that 2014 was a gubernatorial year in which Gov. Rick SNYDER and the rest of the state's GOP power structure retained power, maybe it shouldn't be a surprise that Republican base numbers in all but 18 of Michigan's 110 House seats went up compared to a blended 2008-10 base number."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The House just gave Detroit the finger."

- Rev. Wendell ANTHONY of the Fellowship Chapel and president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP on the House package for the Detroit Public Schools.