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Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images, File)

State Of State Centerpiece: Shift Taxes To Repair Roads

Gov. Rick Snyder proposes raising billions of dollars to patch up Michigan’s ailing roads and bridges; the centerpiece message in his third State of the State address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills

Democratic Leader Says Snyder Hasn’t Delivered On Promises

Some lawmakers say Snyder will be painting a deceiving picture during his third State of the State address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

New Law Means No Hand-Held Cell Phone Use For Teen Drivers

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting novice teen drivers from using a hand-held cellphone while behind the wheel, a nod to a grieving mother’s push to enact the restrictions after her daughter was killed in a car crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

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

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

Flag Half Staff

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

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