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Wed November 21, 2012
The week in Michigan politics
It's a busy news week in Michigan politics. This week Kyle Norris and Jack Lessenberry discuss various proposals and happenings in Lansing:
1. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway faces allegations of fraud in a federal civil lawsuit. It accuses Hathaway and her husband of hiding assets to qualify for a short sale on a $1.5 million dollar home in Florida.
2. A proposed bill that would allow people to claim a 12-week-old fetus as a dependent for tax exceptions.
3. Another proposed bill would bring massive overhaul of Michigan's school funding system. Jack discusses some of the major changes.