Donna Lasinski

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State House Democrats are calling for Republican leaders to allow votes this week on spending more COVID-19 funds before the Legislature starts its spring break.

Michigan Democrats continue to push Republicans in the state legislature to release, and start spending federal COVID relief money. The cash was approved in a bi-partisan vote and signed by former President Donald Trump.

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State House Democrats are pressing Republican leaders for a quick vote on COVID-19 response plans when the Legislature resumes meeting this week. Democratic leaders rolled out their plan on Monday.

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House Democratic Leader Donna Lasinski says she’s afraid of what would have to happen in order to get a full firearm ban enacted at the Capitol.