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Bill making it easier for companies to end landline service headed to Gov. Snyder


It could soon be easier for phone companies to end traditional landline service in Michigan.
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AARP offers tax help for Michigan seniors

gr-37857-1-1Tax season is here, and so is free help for those in need.

AARP’s Tax-Aide program, the nation’s oldest free tax-preparation service, can help middle- and lower-income older Michiganders prepare basic federal, state and local income tax returns – for free.
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AARP to lawmakers: Use surplus to help seniors

It’s the billion-dollar question: what to do with the state’s budget surplus, and advocates for seniors say the answer is to ease the burden older Michiganders have been carrying since being hit with a series of tax hikes in 2011.

According to Lisa Dedden Cooper, manager of advocacy for ARRP Michigan, using the budget surplus to reverse some of that damage would have a ripple effect through the state’s economy.
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