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File photo - rally for gun control Janurary 2013. (Getty Spencer Platt)

Clergy Ask Governor To Take Stronger Stance On Gun Control

About 50 clergy members asked Snyder to take the lead on addressing gun violence during a prayer service outside the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

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Governor Looks To Skip Hurdles On Right To Work Issue, Goes Directly To Mich. Supreme Court

The governor said he wants to resolve the uncertainty over the law’s impact on state employees because new contract talks will begin this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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Governor Declares Energy Emergency In U.P.

Gov. Rick Snyder has declared an energy emergency in the Upper Peninsula due to a shortage of propane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

Protesters Rally During State Of The State Address

Pat Hartzel traveled to Lansing to voice her opposition to fracking, a process of extracting natural gas from miles underground through high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

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

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