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On the road to a brighter future

We’ve said it before, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth saying again — Michigan is on the road to a brighter future. Only a few years ago, Michigan was experiencing one of its worst economic climates in history. Back then, jobs were disappearing, our population was declining and a belief in a better Michigan…

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Fairness for the ages

For many years, income in Michigan was taxed differently for different age groups and different sources. Starting in 2011, that all changed when fairness was brought to the state’s income tax code and all senior citizens were treated equally, regardless of their source of income. It’s all laid out visually for reference in the graphic…

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Michigan continues to produce results

Only a few years ago, Michigan was experiencing one of its worst economic climates in history. Jobs were disappearing, our population was declining and a belief in a better Michigan had faded. When House Republicans gained leadership in 2011, they recognized that they had also earned the responsibility of taking action and fixing Michigan. House Republicans…

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#TBT: From tax burdens to tax relief

When Republicans gained majority in the House, they pledged to help businesses grow by reducing their tax burden. Republicans have done so in many ways – including the elimination of the oppressive Michigan Business Tax – but today, we focus on changes to the Personal Property Tax (PPT). That’s why we’re throwing it back twice:…

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House once again approves balanced budget, invests in Michigan’s future

The Michigan House passed the Fiscal Year 2015 budget ahead of time for the fourth consecutive year — and is once again investing additional money into school classrooms and our state’s Rainy Day Fund. With an additional $285 million dedicated to roads, an extra $11.8 million for senior services and nearly $20 million more for our…