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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The DNR's money comes from taxpayers, the county money comes from taxpayers -- are we trying to buy this thing twice? We bought it once. Leave it alone.”

- Sen. John PAPPAGEORGE (R-Troy) during debate over a $1 dollar land transfer and whether the transfer is fair to taxpayers.

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Erwin Oakes, Zorn Up Slightly In Key 32nd, 17th Senate Districts
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Mailer Sends Calls To Candidate's Mother In Hospice
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"The $7.58 million investment the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) has put into the effort to elect Mark SCHAUER Michigan's next governor has nearly neutralized the large cash advantage incumbent Gov. Rick SNYDER has on his challenger."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The DNR's money comes from taxpayers, the county money comes from taxpayers -- are we trying to buy this thing twice? We bought it once. Leave it alone.”

- Sen. John PAPPAGEORGE (R-Troy) during debate over a $1 dollar land transfer and whether the transfer is fair to taxpayers.