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Westland mayor William Wild.
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Westland Mayor Among Dozens Meeting With White House To Address Innovative Ideas For City Leaders

Mayor Wild says he and others also talked to the president about the need for more federal help in providing students training for manufacturing jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

General Motors - Headquarters. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov’t Sells $1.2 Billion In GM Stock, Moving Closer To Selling Entire Stake In Automaker

The U.S. government sold another $1.2 billion worth of General Motors stock last month as it moves closer to selling its entire stake in the automaker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013

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Who’s Minding The Store For Government Travel Expenses?

A newspaper investigation finds the state of Michigan spends at least $40 million a year for employees’ travel but there are inconsistencies in reporting and no high-level oversight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2013

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Government Begins Selling GM Stake

The treasury department confirms that it’s started selling its remaining 300 million shares of General Motors stock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

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Gov’t: No Public Deals With Companies Tied To Iran

People or companies with ties to Iran won’t be doing business with any arm of government in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

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Lansing Man Pleads Guilty To Spray-Painting Graffiti On Pillars At State Capital

Jeffery Handley faces sentencing Dec. 3 in Ingham County Circuit Court for one count of destruction of a memorial or tomb, a charge that can bring up to three months behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Report: Auto Sector Fueling Government Coffers

According to a report from an Ann Arbor-based industry research group, more than $135 billion in federal and state revenue is generated by the auto industry and from drivers and car owners nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

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