April 2008
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Flags to be Flown Half-Staff Friday for Army Private First Class John Bishop

Governor Granholm ordered United States flags lowered on Friday, May 2, in honor of Army Private First Class John Bishop of Gaylord who died April 23 while on active duty in Iraq.

Governor's Investment Mission Postponed

Governor Granholm's office announced that her investment mission to Israel and Kuwait - where she was scheduled to meet with 50 companies interested in doing business in Michigan - has been postponed due to a medical situation that arose in the past two days that the governor's physician recommended be treated immediately.

Granholm Signs Legislation Increasing Funding for Early Childhood Education

Governor Jennifer Granholm has signed legislation to provide an additional $4.7 million for the Great Start School Readiness Program that provides quality pre-school to at-risk four-year-olds across the state.

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