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Bridge, October 12, 2017

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After Las Vegas, Michigan GOP Reps are weighing action on deadly device  

The state’s Republican House members have received strong backing from the NRA. Would their vote to ban so-called bump stocks imperil that support?

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Where Michigan Delegation stands on NRA, bump stocks (slideshow)

We asked the state’s 14-member House delegation about banning the device used in Las Vegas shooting. Here’s what they each told Bridge.

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Owe taxes? That’s OK. Wayne County will still sell you foreclosed homes.

A law was supposed to stop land speculators from buying homes at tax auctions. It hasn’t worked out that way.

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Commentary: Some good news on poverty, but Michigan still has a long way to go

The poverty rate for African Americans and Native Americans has fallen significantly in Michigan, and that’s good. But if we can’t provide workers with a living wage or the skills to get a good job, broad financial hardship will persist.

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