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Karoub Report – October 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: October 23, 2017

Colleges, hospitals, and malls would be allowed to hire a private police force with the authority to make arrests under legislation (SB 594 and SB 595) that Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) says he is determined to pass; The Senate has passed its version of Driver Responsibility Fee (DRF) elimination bills which frees drivers with an unpaid DRF of six or more years; a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers has introduced an 11- bill alternative to no-fault auto insurance package that would reduce rates by 20 to 30 percent without cutting benefits; The state’s top medical director, Dr. Eden Wells, is facing involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office charges in connection with the Flint water crisis; A House resolution has been introduced that would eliminate the eight-member State Board of Education and give the governor the power to appoint the state  superintendent, who would then oversee the Department of Education. For more information on these and other legislative issues, click on the October 2017 Karoub Report below.


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