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Senate votes to allow pedal pubs in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — The state Senate on Thursday approved legislation to regulate commercial quadricycles in the state of Michigan. Pedal pubs, as they are also known, are used for various activities, including bachelor or bachelorette parties, sightseeing tours, company team-building exercises, and other social gatherings. Some pedal pubs already operate in Michigan. However, under current…
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Senate to honor veterans at Memorial Day Service

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate will hold its 21st Annual Memorial Day Service in the Senate chamber on Thursday, May 21. The event is a way to pay respect to fallen soldiers as well as all past and current members of the military. “Memorial Day helps us remember that freedom is a wonderful blessing,…
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Stamas bill to help veterans transition into civilian life headed to the governor

LANSING, Mich. — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jim Stamas to help connect military veterans returning home with information about employment and benefits earned in service to the nation is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed. “Our veterans and their families make tremendous sacrifices to protect our freedoms and way of life,…
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Senate panel moves to repeal MI’s prevailing wage

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Republican legislation to repeal Michigan’s outdated prevailing wage law and help schools and communities save money was approved by the Michigan Competitiveness Committee on Wednesday. Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford, sponsored one of the bills in the three-bill package. “Repealing Michigan’s prevailing wage law is good for the economy, encourages competition and…
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