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Sens. Horn, Jones continue Nativity scene tradition on Capitol lawn

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ken Horn will be delivering a Nativity scene purchased from Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland to Sen. Rick Jones and Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker Thursday morning on the east lawn of the Michigan Capitol. Horn, Schuitmaker and Jones encourage the public to come out to see the display, which will be up daily…
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Zorn’s hunting license app bill heading to the governor

LANSING, Mich. — Duck hunters in Michigan could soon be able to show proof of their hunting license on their smartphones under legislation sponsored by Sen. Dale Zorn and approved by the Michigan House on Tuesday. The Senate will now send it to the governor to be signed. “Hunting remains a tradition and cherished pastime…
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Shirkey bill improving medical compensation law headed to governor

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Shirkey that would help ensure plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases receive proper compensation. The change clarifies this portion of the law for all Michigan residents. “Insurers and medical providers often reach agreements on payment amounts that differ…
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Stamas’ children’s advocacy center bill heading to the governor

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan House on Tuesday approved Sen. Jim Stamas’ legislation to help children’s advocacy centers protect Michigan children. The bill now heads to the Senate to be enrolled and sent to the governor to be signed. “Children’s advocacy centers are safe, child-friendly facilities where law enforcement officials, child protection workers, medical professionals…
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