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Mar. 8, 2022  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Last week the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate voted to send a $2.5 billion tax cut proposal to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk. With billions of dollars in surplus funds GOP lawmakers in the House and Senate pushed to drop the state’s income tax

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Mar. 3, 2022  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   House Republicans last Thursday unveiled a tax cut proposal — House Bill 5838 — that would significantly cut the personal income tax rate from 4.25 percent to 3.9 percent – a tax cut that reportedly would save a worker earning $70,000

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Nov. 13, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION Democrats threaten to send winter shivers through Michigan By: Jason Hayes   Midland, Mich. Winter is coming, and President Biden may soon make Michigan’s hardest season even more painful. The White House is reportedly studying the consequences of shutting down

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Nov. 2, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION “All those millions of dollars could be used instead to meet other critical needs”   In their latest monthly Customer Connections newsletter DTE Energy is touting the on-going construction of its newest $300 million wind park in mid-Michigan, known as

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Aug. 7, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   The Plymouth-Canton Education Association (PCEA) is the teachers union that represents the over 1,100 teachers and 16,000 students of the Plymouth Canton Community Schools. They are affiliated with the Michigan Education Association and the National Education Association. Says Monica Merritt P-CCS

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Jul. 29, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News     1945 law meant for urban riots proved a threat to separation of powers –Petition initiative received more than 500,000 signatures in support   OPINION   By: Michael Van Beek   Responding to a citizen-led initiative, the Michigan Legislature recently repealed

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Jul. 12, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION   By: James M. Hohman   Michigan’s business subsidies are unfair, ineffective and expensive. Lawmakers should stop spending taxpayer dollars on them. They are unfair because they reward some businesses at others’ expense. The new apartment complex in town gets

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Apr. 29, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News     OPINION   The Pure Michigan COVID-19 Virus: Why invite it for a visit? “…And too many people are considering traveling and I’m reiterating: please don’t”   By:  Michael D. LaFaive The state of Michigan has recommended that its citizens do

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Apr. 20, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION   Michigan Bureaucrats Want Permanent COVID Regulations   “Rules turn businesses into mask police”   By: Michael Van Beek Gov. Gretchen Whitmer just extended emergency COVID-19 rules that all Michigan employers must follow. Among other things, they require businesses to conduct

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Mar. 25, 2021  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   OPINION Editors note: On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer again vetoed a Republican bill that would have prohibited the state health department from extending COVID-19 orders beyond 28 days without legislative approval. She banned nearly identical legislation last year. Consider the questionable

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