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Weekly Roundup - Oct. 23

Detroit News - More trouble for "stimulus" projects.

Washington Examiner - Weatherization program ripe with fraud.

Grand Rapids Press - Teacher retirement costs hit new high.

Kalamazoo Gazette - State tax law prevents citizens from knowing how many jobs are created by companies getting tax breaks. - Dingell/Steele debate shows much difference.

Michigan View - What would Jesus drive?

Right Michigan - Secretary of State candidate Ruth Johnson gets endorsed by the Oakland County Democratic Party.

MLive - Michigan loses $2.5 billion, right-to-work states gain.

Wall Street Journal - ObamaCare is only for some.

Detroit Free Press - Con-con wouldn't solve Michigan's troubles.


Quote of the Week

"If we tried to start Home Depot today, under the kind of onerous regulatory controls that you have advocated, it's a stone cold certainty that our business would never get off the ground, much less thrive."

-          Ken Langone, founder of Home Depot


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