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  • Major tax cut push comes as budget projected to tighten

    January 18, 2017

    LANSING (AP) — After commanding the legislative agenda for six years, Republicans say now is the time to finally enact a major tax cut for Michigan residents.

  • Death sentences decline as public attitudes shift

    January 18, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Only 30 people were sentenced to death in the United States this year, the lowest number since the early 1970s and a further sign of the steady decline in use of the death penalty.

  • Legislation aimed at helping veterans signed into law

    January 18, 2017

    Gov. Rick Snyder says all of Michigan’s veterans will be ensured safe and quality long-term care under legislation he signed last week that establishes the Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority.

  • Justices hear free speech case over offensive trademarks

    January 18, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Slants aren’t exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world.

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