Bert Johnson

Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (credit: istock)

Michigan Senators Spar Over Juneteenth Slavery Resolution

Democratic Sen. Bert Johnson said attempting to change the wording is a form of “white privilege.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

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Legal Dispute Leads To Bench Warrant For Michigan Lawmaker

“We had no idea that these proceedings were going on,” said a lawyer for Sen. Bert Johnson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Eliminating Tax Credits For Low-Income Families Part Of New Republican Plan To Fix Roads

“We can do it – if we have the will to prioritize,” said House Speak Kevin Cotter.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

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Conyers States He’ll Appeal Ruling Keeping Him Off August Ballot

Election officials discovered that two campaign workers were not registered voters when they circulated petitions for the congressman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

Mich. Senator Wants Random Drug Tests For Elected Officials

A local state senator says if Michigan wants to test welfare recipients for drug and alcohol abuse, it should do the same for elected officials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Congressman Gary Peters. (File. WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

Peters Wins 14th District Congressional Race

Gary Peters pulled off a win over Hansen Clarke Tuesday night in the Democratic Primary for the newly redrawn 14th Congressional District.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tim Kiska: Conyers Getting Some Help

Congressman John Conyers has received an endorsement from President Barack Obama.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

New Commission To Address Highland Park Schools’ Struggle

The formation of the committee was made in response to Governor Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager for Highland Park Public Schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

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Tim Kiska: We’ve Got A Race

Congressman John Conyers has been as close to invincible as a politician could be since his first election in 1964. But that invincibility could be tested in the coming year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

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Senate Passes Legislation To Deter Animal Cruelty, Dog Fighting

The Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation designed to curb dog fighting by increasing criminal penalties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2011

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