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Difficult political environment in Lansing leaves farmers concerned

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Michigan’s largest agricultural organization says they’re concerned about what direction the state’s legislature will take on some environmental bills still in committee. 

Legislative counsel Ben Tirrell tells Brownfield elections earlier this month have led to the Michigan state House being evenly split with two seats empty until a special election next year.

“They went ahead and adjourned for the year very early, the earliest they’ve adjourned in 50 years,” he explains. 

Difficult political environment in Lansing leaves farmers concerned