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Rep. Tedder presents flag to local resident and Marine Corps private

State Rep. Jim Tedder today recognized Clarkston resident and U.S. Marine Pvt. Vincent Savino with a flag presentation at the state Capitol. Savino, a 2013 graduate of Clarkston High School, recently graduated from basic training and is now a U.S. Marine. “I am honored to welcome Private Savino to the Capitol to celebrate this excellent…

Rep. Webber joined by president of Oakland University at State of the State

State Rep. Michael Webber, R-Rochester Hills, welcomed Oakland University President Dr. George Hynd to the House floor for the 2015 State of the State address. Webber invited Hynd to his first joint session of the House and Senate to listen to Gov. Snyder’s key ideas for his second term. Each lawmaker is allowed one floor…

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Hughes introduces bill awarding veterans with university credit

State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, next week will introduce legislation to award university academic credits to veterans who have completed college-level training in their years of military service. “Michigan’s veterans have provided an irreplaceable service to our state and our country,” said Hughes, vice chair of the Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs. “As citizens…

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Hughes to intro bill allowing experienced teachers to return to classrooms

Legislation removes sunset on 2012 law State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, will introduce legislation next week that would eliminate the sunset provision on Public Act 464 of 2012, permitting retired teachers and school employees to re-enter the work force to fill critical, specialized vacancies in Michigan schools. “Our children’s education is paramount in any day…


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Michigan unemployment rate hits 12-year low

Lost Decade may finally be lost for good Michigan’s unemployment rate has declined for the fifth consecutive month, and is at its lowest level since 2002. The December 2014 statewide unemployment rate dropped four-tenths of a percent, from 6.7 percent down to 6.3 percent, putting Michigan’s unemployment rate at its lowest level in more than…

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Big week for newly elected Rep. Brett Roberts

It was a big week for all 110 state representatives with the first official day of the new Legislative session on Jan. 14. But for first term Rep. Brett Roberts, Wednesday was an especially big day. At 4:51 a.m. Roberts and his wife welcomed a baby boy, Ion Russell, into the world. After a few short hours…