Governor Rick Snyder

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A new state rule requires local water systems to get rid of all their lead service lines over the next 20 years.


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The three panels would include members from different industries and business sectors in the state.

Republicans say this will give citizens more of a say in the state's environmental policy.

Democrats like Yousef Rabhi say the bills would give industry too much say.

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A $315 million surplus is causing tension between local and state government officials.

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After roughly seven years of state oversight, Flint will resume local control.


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The state treasurer says caution should be the watchword as the Legislature develops plans to deal with a glitch in the federal tax overhaul. If they don’t that glitch could cost Michigan taxpayers more in state income taxes.


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