Michigan Report for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Senate Offices Slated For January Move-In

As major renovations on the Capitol View building continue in anticipation of the Senate moving most of its offices there, inventory is being taken at the Senate's current offices so senators and staff can plan their move, with an official up-and-running estimate of January.

Senate Republican spokesperson Amber McCann told Gongwer News Service senators have been informed of the intended timeline so they can figure out what to bring with them.

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Most Students Still Not Proficient On State Tests

More students were proficient this year than last on the Michigan Student Test for Educational Achievement, but still fewer than half reached that mark in most grades and all subjects but English, according to statewide results released Tuesday by the Department of Education.

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Farrington To Refile Residency Challenge To Notte In Macomb County

After the Court of Claims on Tuesday denied Republican candidate Diana Farrington's attempt to remove Democrat Michael Notte from the November ballot in the 30th House District, on the grounds that he did not reside in the district long enough before filing day, a spokesperson for her campaign said she will refile her lawsuit in Macomb County.

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