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Where does one go to purchase rape insurance in Michigan this holiday season?

Late yesterday afternoon Michigan Republicans passed controversial legislation making it illegal for insurance companies to include abortion procedures as part of their standard coverage, even in cases of rape or incest, or where the life of the mother might be in jeopardy. Should women in the sate of Michigan require abortion coverage, in the opinion […]

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Omnibus money for local rail project

The $410 billion omnibus spending bill passed by the House today (not to be confused with the stimulus package), according to the Detroit Free Press, included up to $187 million in earmarks for Michigan. Analysis by the watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense shows that the bill contained over 8,500 earmarks total, with about 300 […]

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