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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

The 'death chamber' at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. The executioners room is behind the glass window, and the injection is administered via tubes that pass through the opening (C) in the wall.  (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Introduce Resolution To Bring Death Penalty Back In Michigan

Lawmakers in Lansing have introduced a plan to bring the death penalty back in Michigan.

02/05/2015

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Survey: Half Of Polled Michiganders Support Marijuana Legalization

The figures are higher than those from a survey conducted in September 2013 — rising from 47 percent to 50 percent. Four percent of the 600 people surveyed were undecided.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2015

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New Michigan Legislature’s Early Agenda Depends On May Vote

“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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Michigan GOP Eyes Plan For Cracking ‘Blue Wall’

New legislation would make Michigan the largest state to move away from a winner-take-all system to one that allocates electoral votes proportionally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2014

Mark Schauer - Rick Snyder (credit: CBS 62)

$47.6M Spent On TV Ads In Michigan Governor’s Race

A new reports says Gov. Rick Snyder’s successful re-election campaign spent more than double what Democratic challenger Mark Schauer’s campaign shelled out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2014

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Michigan Man Proves He’s Not Dead, Gets To Vote

Dale Hopfinger ran into a problem while trying to vote in Michigan: He was told he was dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2014

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Analysis: Lackluster Turnout For Schauer Hurt Dems

Democrats’ plan to spoil Gov. Rick Snyder’s re-election was clear from the beginning: coax a lot more of their sporadic voters to cast ballots this time around. It didn’t work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2014

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Humane Society Applauds Voters For Denying Wolf Hunt, Urges Officials To Uphold Decision

Jill Fritz from the Humane Society said that a third law passed over the summer would permit a hunt next year, but the group is suing claiming it’s unconstitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

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Michigan Voters Reject Laws Favoring Wolf Hunting

However, the Legislature passed yet another pro-hunting bill this summer that will remain in effect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

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