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Clerk: 58 Percent Of Oak Park Voters OK Mixed Alcohol Sales

Final unofficial election returns from Oak Park show 58 percent of voters supporting a ballot proposal to let restaurants sell hard liquor and mixed alcohol drinks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–4 hours ago

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Ballot Measure To Hike Taxes For Road Work: Everything You Need To Know About Prop 1

Here are some questions, answers and everything else you need to know before Tuesday’s election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2015

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

May Election Tests Pothole Angst Vs. Will To Raise Taxes

More than half of Michigan’s major roads will be in poor condition within a decade if nothing’s done, up from 38 percent in 2014 and 23 percent in 2006.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2015

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Households Would Pay $474 More In Taxes Under Road Proposal

Just how much more taxes people pay would vary and depend on family incomes, future fuel prices and consumer choices: what they buy, how much they drive, the type and age of their car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2015

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Michigan Voters Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In 2016 Election

Michigan is one step closer to having a state-wide vote to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015

Potholes along I-75 in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Most Of $1.2B In New Funds Would Go To County, City Roads

Not all of the $1.2 billion-plus influx would go to roads and bridges immediately. Much of the new tax revenue would instead be used to pay down debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2015

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Michigan Road Proposal In Trouble? Poll Shows Majority Of Voters Against Sales Tax Hike

A new poll shows that Michigan’s road funding and sales tax proposal is in some trouble ahead of the May 5 primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

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Tax Bump For Road Repairs: Prop 1 Ballot Language Approved

Voters will decide whether they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1.3 billion a year more for transportation infrastructure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2015

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Flint-Area Voters To Weigh In On Marijuana Decriminalization

The measure would allow residents 21 and older to legally possess or transfer up to an ounce of marijuana on private property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015

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Special Election Approaches For Public Safety Millages In Plymouth

The millages would renew both police and fire funding, while possibly adding additional personnel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2015

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