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Michigan Democrats: Grant Federal Benefits To Same-Sex Newlyweds

Six state Democrats in Michigan’s congressional delegation are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Michael David Elliot escaped from the Ionia Correctional Facility. (credit: Michigan Dept. Of Corrections OTIS)

State Democrats Want Answers In Convicted Killer’s Escape

Michigan Democrats will launch an independent investigation into the escape of Michael Elliot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

Did The Privatization Of Food Service In Michigan Prisons Contribute To Prison Break?

Senator Glenn Anderson says scaling back perimeter patrols was “foolish” — security is weaker because food services have been privatized.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Republicans Costing Taxpayers $7 Million A Day Say Senate Dems

Michigan is losing seven million dollars a day, according to Senate Democrats,

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

Bolger: Party Switch Itself ‘Not A Mistake’

A former Michigan lawmaker’s switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself “not a mistake” but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

The University of Michigan central campus.

Local Government Officials Don’t Trust State, Feds

A new survey of Michigan’s local government officials shows that trust in state and local government is strongly partisan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Driving In Detroit? Expect To Pay Highest Auto Insurance In Country

With high auto insurance rates in Detroit, among the highest in the nation, some Democratic state legislators say they have ideas for real reform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

A deep pothole swallows tires of cars on the Northwestern Highway service drive at Red River. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At Standstill

High-level talks over fixing Michigan’s deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2013

Michigan House Leader Reinstates Democrats

A spat that led the Republican leader of the Michigan House to remove eight Democrats from committees has been resolved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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