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Rep. LaFave votes to build utility pipeline, Canadian company foots the bill

A plan approved today with bipartisan support in the Michigan House protects the Great Lakes while providing crucial energy and creating jobs and opportunity in the Upper Peninsula, said state Rep. Beau LaFave. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said agreements with Enbridge Energy to build a multi-use utility tunnel will provide a safer alternative for transporting…

Line 5: Rep. Glenn votes ‘yes’ for energy security and Michigan jobs

State Rep. Gary Glenn said a plan overwhelmingly approved today in the Michigan House with bipartisan support is a key step toward energy security for Michigan and the creation of thousands of jobs. Glenn, of Midland, said he was proud to stand with the representatives of both parties who serve Midland and Bay counties in…

VanderWall plan allowing carry-out licenses for smaller towns passes Senate

The Michigan Senate today unanimously approved state Rep. Curt VanderWall’s plan to allow carry-out beer and wine licenses to be issued in towns with populations below 1,000 people. Rep. VanderWall, of Ludington, said current law permits one license to sell beer and wine for every 1,000 people living in a given town, but many communities…

Rep. Cole: Bureaucracy must get out of the way of job creation

Michigan House approves lawmaker’s plan improving state’s competitiveness The Michigan House of Representatives today gave final legislative approval to a plan authored by state Rep. Triston Cole, of Mancelona, limiting the ability of state departments from adopting rules that are more stringent than federal government regulations without showing a clear and convincing need. Cole’s measure…

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