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Should Michigan Drop Its Film Industry Incentive Program? Senate Considers Bill

Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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Michigan House Approves Bill Ending State Film Incentives

Gov. Rick Snyder said he would prefer to see a “gradual ramp-down” of the program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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New Bill Looks To Make Paid Sick Days Mandatory In Michigan

Newly elected Detroit democratic state representative Stephanie Chang of District 6 in Detroit said that granting paid sick leave to Michigan workers is not only economically beneficial, it’s the right thing to do.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2015

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Michigan House Votes To Carve Air Guns Out Of Firearms Laws

A package approved Thursday would carve out pellet and air guns from some Michigan firearms laws.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2015

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Legislation Would Remove Statute Of Limitations On Sex Crimes In Michigan

The legislation would allow charges to be brought against abusers regardless of when the crime occurred.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2015

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Michigan Senate Approves Gun Bill Without Protection Order Provision

Michigan lawmakers are again trying to overhaul how concealed gun licenses are issued after Gov. Rick Snyder recently vetoed legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

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State Senator Proposes Making It Felony To Assault Referee

A state senator is sponsoring legislation to make it a felony to assault a referee or other official at a sporting event.

CBS Detroit–01/29/2015

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Gov. Snyder Vetoes Bills On E-Cigarette Regulation

“We need to make sure that e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing devices are regulated in the best interest of public health,” the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2015

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Gov. Snyder Vetoes Gun Bill With Protection Order Change

Snyder said the bills “may increase the risks faced by victims of domestic abuse.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

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Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In Michigan, 3 Other States

Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.

01/13/2015

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