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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“This will be no more than a 10-minute five-minute break, members.”

- Senate Approriations Committee Chair Roger KAHN (R-Saginaw) in calling a much-needed recess during today's lengthy meeting.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“This will be no more than a 10-minute five-minute break, members.”

- Senate Approriations Committee Chair Roger KAHN (R-Saginaw) in calling a much-needed recess during today's lengthy meeting.