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BREAKING NEWS: Gov. wins major tax ruling at Mich. Supreme Court

By AP

LANSING, MI –

The Michigan Supreme Court says a new law taxing public pensions does not violate the state Constitution.

The advisory opinion released Friday is a major victory for Gov. Rick Snyder, who signed the sweeping tax changes earlier this year. Employee unions were opposed.

State officials expect the law will generate as much as $330 million in 2013. The court found that only a portion of the law doesn't pass muster.

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