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Escanaba in ‘da Tax Fight – Colbeck Blisters Calley at Latest Townhall Over Taxes

Sen. Patrick Colbeck took the gloves off and pounded Brian Calley at the latest town hall in Escanaba.  When asked about taxes, Calley tried to say he was a tax cutter.  Well, Colbeck wasn’t having any of it. Calley answered “While it hasn’t been the income tax rate itself that …

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Thank you “good and faithful servant.” Joe Knollenberg 1933-2018

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg of Bloomfield Township, a conservative lawmaker who represented Michigan on the House Appropriations Committee and was a staunch defender of Michigan businesses, died Tuesday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84. Read more about his life from the Detroit Free Press by clicking …

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Bob Young Endorses John James for U.S. Senate

This is big news.  Looks as if people are rallying around John James for U.S. Senate for the Republican nomination to take on Debbie Stabenow. Former Conservative Supreme Court Justice Bob Young was formerly in the U.S. Senate race.  However, he recently dropped out which effectively left the battle for …

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DETNEWS.COM – Tax cut plans gain steam in Michigan Senate, House

Lansing — The Michigan Senate is moving fast on a new plan to cut taxes by boosting the state’s personal exemption despite budget concerns by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. The GOP-led Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would raise the personal exemption for Michigan taxpayers to $5,000 by 2021, up from …

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DetNews.com – Beckmann: Donald Trump is far from a joke

America’s most popular political parlor game these days seems to revolve around Donald Trump’s candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. There’s no shortage of commentators who have referred to his campaign as a “joke,” among other things, claiming he’s long on bluster but short on details. But as Trump’s popularity …

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