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What Lawmakers Did, Didn’t Do Before Summer Break

Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers’ final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2014

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Business Lobbyist On Minimum Wage Petition: “We Don’t Have Any Problem Derailing That Effort”

The political battle over the effort to raise the minimum wage in Michigan continues between Lansing and proponents of a petition drive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2014

Lawmakers Pass Bills Deleting ‘Retarded’ From Laws

Lawmakers say the changes will help ensure people with disabilities are treated “for who they really are.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

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Group Seeks To Ban Abortion Coverage From Health Plans

Michigan abortion foes have collected enough signatures to put a proposal before lawmakers to ban abortion coverage from health plans unless a separate policy is bought.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2013

Mich. EM Foes Win Ruling In Lawsuit Over Old Law

A federal court on Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

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Michigan Law Could Lead To Fewer Recall Elections

Michigan consistently leads the country in the number of elected officials facing recall, but major changes to its recall rules could change that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2013

Mich. Legislature Finishes Approving $49B Budget

The $48.7 billion state budget is notable not just for what’s in it but also for what didn’t make the cut — Snyder’s proposed $2.5 billion in new spending for road repairs and health insurance for low-income adults.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

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Man Accused Of Threatening Lawmakers Ruled Incompetent

The Flint man told police hethreatened to kill the lawmakers if they didn’t “do something” about the Michigan Corrections Department, which he blames for health problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Gov. Snyder, GOP Lawmakers Agree To Budget Targets

Lawmakers have an extra $700 million to use in finalizing a roughly $49 billion spending plan thanks to better-than-expected tax collections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Mich. Considers Surveillance Law After Gas Station Clerk Vanishes

Some Michigan lawmakers are considering whether surveillance cameras or other security measures should be required at certain businesses following the disappearance of a 25-year-old mother and gas station night clerk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

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