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Politics & Government
Sat January 12, 2013
Michigan's governor had mixed results with last State of State
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder heads into next week's State of the State address with some unfinished business.
Some of the big proposals he gave in last year's speech stalled in the Republican-led Legislature.
His new address could be less of a long list of new policy proposals and more of a call to revisit items like raising $1.4 billion more for road maintenance.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are reluctant to raise the state gas tax or vehicle registration fees.
A look back at what the governor proposed a year ago shows he had successes like requiring insurers to cover autism treatments and phasing out a tax on business equipment.
Failures included a rejection of his call for a state-run online marketplace where people can shop for health insurance.
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