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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm not surprised foreclosure attorney David TROTT makes no mention of his work on behalf of bailed-out Wall Street banks. You don't see pornographers running around talking about their work either. It's not illegal, but it's dirty,"

- Matt CHISHOLM, spokesperson for U.S. Rep. Kerry BENTIVOLIO, Trott's opponent in the Republican primary. Trott today released his first 30-second biography ad for TV.

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Legislature Still In Wait-And-See Mode For Detroit Aid
"With the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings beginning to pick up speed, the question remains how or when the Legislature will step in with the state's pledge of $350 million to help offset pension cuts."
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DMC Prenatal Funding Not Likely To Make '15 Budget
"The legislators aren't in town and the issue is on the back burner for now, but there's a man and his tent on the state Capitol's front lawn advocating for state funding for the Hutzel Women's Hospital Perinatology Research Branch (PRB) in Detroit."
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Blues Deposit $100M In Michigan Health Endowment
"With little fanfare, the first $100 million arrived last week for the newly minted Michigan Endowment Fund in what will be an 18-year long funding stream from the conversion of Blue Cross and Blue Shield."
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Educator Eval Changes Hang In The Balance This Spring
"They've been years in the making. They've seen months of work behind the scenes. And now, May is shaping up to be a pivotal month in the Legislature for new statewide standards on educator evaluations."
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RGA Hits Schauer For Supporting QAAP Fee That Snyder Extended
"The Republican Governors Association (RGA) used Democratic Mark SCHAUER's legislative support of a nursing home fee against him in the latest version of their "The Schauer Is Over" series."
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I'm not surprised foreclosure attorney David TROTT makes no mention of his work on behalf of bailed-out Wall Street banks. You don't see pornographers running around talking about their work either. It's not illegal, but it's dirty,"

- Matt CHISHOLM, spokesperson for U.S. Rep. Kerry BENTIVOLIO, Trott's opponent in the Republican primary. Trott today released his first 30-second biography ad for TV.