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Michigan Bill Would Expunge 235,000 Marijuana Charges

Only 6.5 percent of those eligible for record expungement seek it due to time and cost restrictions

When state representative Jeff Irwin introduced a bill that would automatically expunge about 235,000 misdemeanor records for marijuana use and possession without going through the costly court system, he said he wanted to save taxpayers money.

Nearly $267,000 of Minnesota Taxpayer Money Given to ‘Tonight Show’

Snowbate program creates a 20 to 25 percent refundable tax credit

The Tonight Show told the state it spent more than $3 million to air in Minnesota, including a $162,000 paycheck for host Jimmy Fallon. Records obtained by Minnesota Public Radio via public records request indicate the show also pocketed $266,834.50 through a Minnesota government rebate program amid questionable eligibility.