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State House panel to take up a dozen gun bills after Snyder vetoes last month


Legislation to overhaul the way Michigan issues concealed pistol licenses (CPLs) and regulates air guns will get a committee hearing on Tuesday in Lansing. A state House panel will take up a dozen bills similar to ones recently vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Snyder cool on divvying electoral votes in “lame duck,” not ruling it out


A bill that would change the way Michigan casts its electoral college votes for president is expected to be introduced during the state Legislature’s “lame-duck” session. It would assign electoral votes by congressional district. Right now, Michigan awards all 16 of its votes to a single candidate. Continue reading

Snyder: Prison food contract troubles are “unacceptable”

prison 11-26-13Governor Rick Snyder says a deal with a private contractor to provide food for state prisons could be terminated if there are future problems with the company. Aramark Food Services was awarded the $145 million, three-year contract last December. But the arrangement has been beset by problems since then.
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