The debate over how Michigan will spend about $300 million a year that it gets from the 1998 tobacco settlement is heating up like a lit cigarette.
With the Nov. 5 election approaching, both sides in the ballot-issue war are stepping up their efforts to win voter sympathy.
A debate was held Wednesday night at Michigan State University. And Thursday, leaders of senior citizens groups held a news conference to argue that senior programs would be hurt if settlement money is limited to health care.
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