Event Notices From March 28

The latest meeting and event announcements from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and businesses.


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Mich. House Passes Bill Eliminating Item Pricing

The Michigan House has passed a bill eliminating the practice of putting price tags on every item.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2011

Appeals Court Reinstates Drug Charges In Medical Marijuana Case

A lawyer says he’ll consider appealing to the Michigan Supreme Court after drug charges were reinstated against an Owosso man who was growing medical marijuana outdoors in a dog kennel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2011

Bill To End ‘Item Pricing’ Introduced In Michigan

A state lawmaker has introduced a proposal to repeal Michigan’s unique law requiring price tags on most retail items.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2011

Mike Bishop. (File photo)

Former Lawmaker Joins Clark Hill Law Firm

Former Michigan State Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop joins the Clark Hill law firm and will work out of the company’s Birmingham office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2011

Mich Lawmaker: Go After Health Care Piece By Piece

Rep. Fred Upton of southwest Michigan says the effort will follow a vote to repeal the health care law outright.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2011

Troy: No Tickets To Distracted Drivers Until 2011

Troy officials are putting the brakes on issuing tickets to distracted drivers until 2011. But motorists still will be cited if their bad driving is caused by activities that include texting, eating, grooming and interacting […]


President, GOP Debate Financial Reform, Stimulus

President Barack Obama says consumers would lose if Republicans regain power in Congress and try to roll back his hard-won Wall Street overhaul.


State Considers 55,000 Marijuana Card Requests

Michigan’s medical marijuana law needs to be more specific. That’s what Oakland County’s top officials are telling the state Legislature.


Distracted Driving Ticketing Delayed In Troy

There will be more warnings, but no tickets yet when it comes to distracted driving in Troy. Officers were expected to begin writing tickets for distracted driving, however there’s been a delay.