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LED light display of Olde English D on the BCBSM building in Detroit.  (PRNewsFoto/Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan)

Governor Vetoes BCBS Bill Due To Restrictive Abortion References

In vetoing the bills, the governor said there was no reference to abortion when the reforms were first introduced.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

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Michigan Gov. Signs Abortion Legislation, Vetoes BCBS

The bill requires health facilities or abortion clinics that advertise abortion services and that conduct more than 120 surgical abortions per year become licensed freestanding surgical outpatient facilities by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder  signing legislation. (Credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

New Law Lets MPs Use Experience As Civilian Guards

Gov. Rick Snyder’s office says he’s signed legislation to make it easier for military police veterans to get civilian security jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2012

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Governor Appoints Financial Review Team To Examine Detroit Finances

The appointment comes after a preliminary review, which concluded last week, found that a “serious financial problem” currently exists in Detroit as a result of several issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to reporters on election night. (credit: Beth Fisher, File)

Poll: Gov. Snyder’s Popularity Plummets

Is Rick Snyder still ‘one tough nerd’? 32 percent of Michigan voters say no.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

A Glock 9mm pistol,  is displayed with 2 different capacity bullet clips. The top clip holds a total of 10 bullets currently , the bottom clip 18 bullets. (2004 Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Mich. Gov. To Review Concealed Weapons Bill In Wake Of Mass Shooting In Connecticut

The House gave final approval Friday to legislation that says someone who gets extra training could be allowed to have a concealed weapon in currently “gun-free” zones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

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Flags Lowered For Ex-State Sen. Philip Mastin

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered that U.S. flags at the state Capitol fly at half-staff through Dec. 15 in honor of ex-state Sen. Philip Mastin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Justin Hiller of Hiller's Market.  (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

State Launches Energy Financing Program For Business

Governor Rick Snyder has launched the Michigan Saves Business Energy Financing program to help businesses save money by making their businesses more energy-efficient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder. (File Image)

Snyder Puts Party Lines Aside, Pledges To Work With President

While Democrats celebrated the re-election of Barack Obama, Republican Governor Rick Snyder was busy putting party lines aside, saying he is ready to work with the president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images, File)

Snyder Touts Proposal 2 As “Major Step Back”

A new poll is showing a pretty tight race on Proposal 2, the ballot initiative that would protect collective bargaining rights in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012

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