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The federal tax overhaul could affect Michigan’s tax code. The federal personal exemption has been eliminated, but Michigan has state deductions tied to it. Gov. Snyder wants to restore the state’s personal exemption, so that Michigan doesn’t collect more tax than it would have before.
Michigan Radio’s Morning Edition host Doug Tribou and Jack Lessenberry discuss what this could mean for Michigan taxpayers.
They also talk about why Lieutenant Governor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley won’t participate in a series of town halls before the primary, and growing support for marijuana legalization.