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michigan capitol
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The state House and Senate are playing volleyball with money to fix a sinkhole in Macomb County.


Flint Water
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Federal money to upgrade water systems is on a fast track toward Flint.  The state House has agreed to spend $100 million dollars from the EPA and kick in another $20 million from the state. 


Autonomous Vehicle
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Research and testing of self-driving cars in Michigan are seeing a boost.  A package of bills that furthers testing of automated cars is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk.  


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
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Democrats in the state Legislature say it’s time to restore citizen oversight panels to supervise air and water programs in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.  


Federal Assistance
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Governor Rick Snyder is asking the Obama Administration to change its mind and declare a major disaster in Flint.