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Senator Ruth Johnson

Sen. Johnson’s absentee ballot reforms sent to governor

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday finalized Sen. Ruth Johnson’s legislation to help local clerks efficiently meet the demand of an expected record number of absentee ballots this fall. “We must improve Election Day efficiency while also protecting the integrity of our elections as our local clerks prepare for the number of people…
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Legislature approves FY 2021 K-12 budget

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Legislature on Wednesday finalized a fiscal year 2021 K-12 budget plan that increases funding for students and other crucial needs as schools continue to operate during the pandemic. “Our budget recognizes the challenges students, parents and teachers are facing in this unprecedented school year. Even as we faced a budget…
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Legislature approves FY 2021 budget agreement

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Legislature on Wednesday finalized a fiscal year budget plan that that balances the state’s deficit and increases investments in important priorities like public safety, nursing home protections and the state’s struggling economy. “The coronavirus has left families, businesses and communities across the state, especially in Northern Michigan and the Upper…
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Senator Peter Lucido

Lucido calls on Feds to allow immediate changes to dependent care flexible spending accounts

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Peter J. Lucido on Thursday called on Congress to permit people with dependent care flexible spending accounts to have immediate access to those funds for purposes beyond specified uses. “The government response to the coronavirus has resulted in the closure of many businesses, including child care centers,” said Lucido, R-Shelby…
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