House Republicans have scheduled a vote Wednesday on two bills that would lower the state’s income tax by one-tenth of a percentage point and increase the personal exemption on Oct. 1. The proposed tax cut from 4.35 percent to 4.25 percent was scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1, but Republicans want to speed up … Continue Reading →
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Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Wednesday he supports moving all newly hired public school employees into a 401(k)-style retirement plan and closing the pension and health care plan. “Tell the Mackinac Center that, OK?” Richardville quipped to reporters, referencing the Midland-based free market think-tank that has called for ending the traditional defined benefits of … Continue Reading →