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Former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton In Town To Stump For DemocratsFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in town to help boost the campaigns of gubernatorial Democratic candidate Mark Schauer and support the campaign of Gary Peters for State Senate.
Bolger: Party Switch Itself 'Not A Mistake'A former Michigan lawmaker's switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself "not a mistake" but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.
Michigan Senate Eyes August Medicaid VoteMichigan's GOP Senate leader says he's tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
Senate Group Named To Explore Medicaid ExpansionSix Republican senators will meet over the summer to consider ways to possibly improve Medicaid expansion legislation pending in the Michigan Senate.
Dems Join Snyder In Push For Vote On MedicaidState Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.
Snyder Scolds Senators For Failing To Vote On Medicaid Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday berated his fellow Republicans — telling them to do their jobs.
Mich. Lawmakers, Snyder Differ On Saving For LaterThe GOP-led Senate is preparing to approve a budget without extra money in the rainy day fund, which at $505 million is the healthiest it has been in a dozen years.
Mich. Senate Rejects Partnering On Health ExchangeIt was the last day to act before lawmakers take a two-week break.
GOP To Introduce Right-To-Work Bills With Snyder's Support It appears certain that so-called "right-to-work" legislation will be introduced in Michigan on Thursday.
Michigan Senate Approves Overhaul Of Blue CrossThe Michigan Senate has approved a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan overhaul that supporters say levels the playing field among health insurers and critics argue doesn't adequately protect elderly and vulnerable residents.
Bill Lets Multistate Lottery Winners Remain AnonymousThe bill, passed by the Senate on Tuesday, would prohibit the disclosure unless the winner agrees to it in writing.
Bill Lets Multistate Lottery Winners Keep MumIf legislation working its way through the Michigan Senate had been law last month, the world might never know the name and face of Donald Lawson of Lapeer, who claimed his prize for winning the $337 million in the Powerball lottery game.
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