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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I don't agree much with Gov. Snyder on policy, but I do admire the way his failed road tax proposal has brought unity to Michigan citizens."

- Former lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Wes NAKAGIRI, a Tea Party activist, opining on the historical failure of Proposal 1, which went down 20 to 80 percent on Tuesday.

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On Roads, Key House Republicans Turn Focus To Existing State Dollars
"A day after voters rejected a sales tax increase to free up $1 billion in revenue for roads, key House Republicans touted the need to find dollars to fix Michigan's crumbling infrastructure within existing state funds."
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Former DCH Director: Healthy Michigan Waiver Will Be Approved
"Jim HAVEMAN, former director of the Michigan Department of Community Health (DCH), said when it comes to the second waiver that would allow Healthy Michigan to continue, "I believe that eventually, that second waiver will be approved," he told MIRS in an interview."
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Greimel Rips GOP For 'Tiptoeing Through Tulips'
"It's an annual tradition for West Michigan lawmakers to attend Holland's Tulip Time Festival each spring. But the timing became a point of contention today -- a day after voters nixed the $1.2 billion plan to fix Michigan's roads."
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Opponents, Proponents Differ On Prop 1 Autopsy
"The campaign lead for Proposal 1 said today the complexity of the plan doomed it from the start while opponents contend the public fully understood the pieces, but rejected the whole."
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Was Gov Damaged by Prop 1 Defeat?
"No one knows how much political capital Gov. Rick SNYDER spent promoting Proposal 1, but it's obvious it did not result in a payoff, seeing it left 80 to 20 percent. It's left some to wonder if the historic defeat damaged the Governor's standing with the voters?"
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I don't agree much with Gov. Snyder on policy, but I do admire the way his failed road tax proposal has brought unity to Michigan citizens."

- Former lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Wes NAKAGIRI, a Tea Party activist, opining on the historical failure of Proposal 1, which went down 20 to 80 percent on Tuesday.