Michigan Report for Monday, September 26, 2016

Leonard Set To Lead House GOP As VerHeulen Concedes

Rep. Robert VerHeulen conceded Monday the race to lead the House Republican Caucus in the 2017-18 term to Rep. Tom Leonard III.

Mr. VerHeulen (R-Walker) could not immediately be reached Monday night as word broke of his decision.


National Report Raises Concerns States' Finances

State and local tax revenues are growing more slowly than in previous years, a national report has found, raising concerns about meeting future budget needs.


Brader: Energy Efficiency Best Route To Comply With Federal Rule

Michigan's ability to reduce energy waste is key to its energy future, Agency for Energy Director Valerie Brader told a media roundtable on Monday, but several other factors are necessary to ensure affordability as well.

Also In Gongwer

  • Violent Crime Falls In Detroit, Flint, Saginaw; Still Ranked High Nationally
  • Democrats Target House GOP Candidate In 66th District For Improper Emails
  • Districts Would Share Health Care Increases Under Bills
  • Civil Rights Planning Policy Report On Flint
  • Education, Skillman Launch ‘Proud Educator' Campaign
  • Chelsea Clinton Coming To Traverse City
  • Capital Notebook: Member Of Flint Investigative Team Resigns After DUI
  • Campaign Notes
  • Supplemental Agency Calendar

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