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  1. Republican duo pushes for pension tax repeal, Gov. pushes backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... of everybody born after 1952 to full taxation as income. It was effective Jan. 1, 2012. Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Pottersville, have introduced SB 41 and HB 4052 , respectively. Their bills would put an end to the ...

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  2. Cops' pasts would follow under 'bad behavior bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    ... department, the potential employer would be allowed to request a copy of their record. Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) says the bill was inspired by a 2014 incident in which a former Eaton County deputy was caught on cell phone video making an ...

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  3. Don't look for pension, income tax cuts in Gov. Rick Snyder's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... the best way to grow our economy and to have a healthy budget," Chatfield said. Meanwhile, Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, and Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Pottersville, have introduced SB 41 and HB 4052 , respectively, to eliminate the pension tax lawmakers ...

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  4. Demolition begins on vacant Detroit prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    E.T. MacKenzie Co ., Grand Ledge, Michigan, began demolishing the old Detroit House of Corrections facility in Plymouth Township to make way for a potential development site, a report by Crain's Detroit Business says . The Michigan Land Bank owns the property and is spending $1.87 million to tear it down.

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  5. Push for paper trail: Lawmaker wants officersa a bad behaviora on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    "Bad officers" hopping from department to department need to be stopped, says a Republican state senator and former county sheriff who is pushing legislation that would require a paper trail to follow a police officer to a new job in law enforcement to show why they left their prior post. "We have to make sure that if they're going to go on, and continue their career in law enforcement that the next department knows exactly who they're hiring," said Jones, R-Grand Ledge, a retired sheriff with Eaton County who served more than 30 years in law enforcement.

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  6. Work crews ready to demolish old prison buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Westland Observer

    ... Heise said, adding later, "This has been a top priority for me to tear this prison down." E.T. MacKenzie Co. of Grand Ledge has a contract through Oct. 1 to raze what project manager Linn Driver said is about 25 buildings, including larger ...

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  7. Jackson girls bowling stumbles early but claims third straight Mason College Prep titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... the third straight year. The Vikings were 200 pins clear of the field that included Jackson Northwest, Mason, Grand Ledge and Holt, among others. "I do believe the long format benefits us; it gives the girls time to settle their nerves and get ...

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  8. Bill would ban sale of e-cigarettes to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Minors in Michigan wouldn't be able to buy or possess electronic cigarettes or nicotine cartridges under a bill recently introduced in the state Senate. Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, says it would close a loophole that lets minors purchase e-cigarettes in Michigan.

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  9. Expert: Probably not discrimination for landlords to ban Rx potRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    ... "I would say to them, 'Then seek out the rental units that advertise actively marijuana friendly," said Jones, R-Grand Ledge. "Discrimination is a very misunderstood word and it's probably the most misunderstood word in the law," said Cooley Law ...

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  10. Snyder signs bill to let landlords bar marijuana in rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WJRT

    ... accommodate employees' use of the drug for medical purposes. The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge, says two rental homes in his district were destroyed after they were "turned into greenhouses to grow marijuana without ...

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  11. Mich. bill allows landlords to bar marijuana in rentalsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... accommodate employees' use of the drug for medical purposes. The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge, says two rental homes in his district were destroyed after they were "turned into greenhouses to grow marijuana without ...

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  12. 2016 high school football Academic All-State awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... verage GPA for the First Team is 3.998." West Head Coach: Jason McIntyre (Mt. Pleasant) 1st Assistant: Mat Bird (Grand Ledge) Assistants: Kevin Townsend (Freeland), Dan Bogan (Sexton)

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  13. Loss does not keep young Jackson girls basketball from having high expectations for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... Conference Blue Division) scored just two points in the first quarter and five in the fourth in a 45-36 loss to Grand Ledge (4-3, 2-1 CAAC Blue). Jackson had won four of five games, but Munz said putting four quarters together is one of the most ...

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  14. Jackson boys basketball its own worst enemy in 52-48 loss to Grand LedgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | MLive.com

    If the Jackson boys basketball team can ever figure out how to put 32 minutes of good basketball together, it will be a threat to anybody. That's what coach Dan Crowley told his team in the locker room after Grand Ledge beat Jackson 52-48 in heartbreaking fashion Friday.

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  15. State's top runners to collide in Elite Mile at Grand Valle StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... fourth (5:06.92). She also edged out Jensen for second at the state cross country finals. Also, Jenna Magness of Grand Ledge, who was fourth in the DI finals at state (4:57.96) and DII winner Kayla Windemuller of Holland Christian (4:58.90) are ...

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  16. MIP changes, other legislation signed into law in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley last month. Senate Bills 332-333, sponsored by state Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, reduce first time violations of the minor in possession law from a misdemeanor to a state civil infraction akin to a traffic ...

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  17. Michigan business pays it forward after Meijer gifts employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... by picking up the tab for their entire shopping cart. "One of our employees, Jeff Penfield was selected at their Grand Ledge store to pay for his Christmas shopping cart," said Jeff Reed, a division manager with the Canton-based Michigan Paving & ...

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  18. Penalties For Underage Drinking To Be ReducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... with a fine of $100 for a first offense. It used to be a misdemeanor. Republican state Senator Rick Jones, of Grand Ledge, sponsored the legislation and says most young people don't even think about the consequences of breaking the law. ...

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  19. Drew Doughty opts out of Kings' morning skate, but still plans to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and being from Europe and all of that. It was always special to play here." Defenseman Matt Greene , a native of Grand Ledge, Mich., is determined not to get caught up in nostalgia over the occasion. He expects to feel sentimental, "but it's more ...

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  20. Landlords could nix medical marijuana under House-passed billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | MLive.com

    The Michigan House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to allow landlords to prohibit tenants from growing or smoking medical marijuana in rental properties. Senate Bill 72 , sponsored by Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, would let landlords include a prohibition on growing or smoking medical marijuana -- as is allowed under the voter-passed Michigan Medical Marijuana Act -- in a rental property's lease.

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