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Petition Forms Approved for Embryo Destructive Research Ballot Drive; Governor Releases Budget Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2009; Action Urged for Partial-Birth Abortion Ban; House, Senate Pass Differing Versions of Driver’s License Fix; Prisoner I.D. Bills Move to House Floor.
Embryo Destructive Research Proponents Discuss Ballot Drive; Catholic Conference Advocacy Ensures Protection of State EITC; House Committee May Act Soon on Partial-Birth Abortion Ban; MCC Testifies in Support of Juvenile Parole Reform Bills.
Lansing Update Readers Encouraged to Advocate Against Embryo Destruction; House Passes Landmark Smoking Ban Bill; House Panel Hears Testimony on Adoption Bill; Prisoner Parole Guideline Changes Pass House Committee; Problematic Energy Regulation Bill Introduced.
Finishing Touches Placed on 2007 Budget; House Committee to Address Embryonic Stem Cell Research Next Week.
Embryonic Stem Cell Research Ballot Committee Formed; Recall Efforts Announced Against Ten Legislators; Promise Grant Legislation Seeks to Assist Non-Public Schools.
Conference Launches Massive Statewide Stem Cell Education Program; Tax Increases, Reforms End Four Hour Government Shutdown.
State Finalizes Tobacco Securitization Plan; House Committee Hears Testimony on Workplace Smoking Ban; Agreement Announced on New Business Tax.
$1.6B Budget Deficit Looms as Legislature Passes “07 Agreement.
Budget Deficit Worsening, State Could Be $1.1 Billion in Red By May; Speaker Dillon Releases Budget Fix Proposal; House Panel Addresses Prisoner Identification Problem; House Appropriations Committee OKs Executive Order.