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Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

House Committee To Vote On Michigan Road Funding Package

The bills have been criticized because they would eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income working families.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2015

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Michigan House OKs Bill To Allow Anonymous Lottery Winners

Michigan residents who win multi-state lotteries could remain anonymous under a bill moving through the Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2015

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Michigan Marijuana Legalization Drive Poised To Clear Step

If lawmakers rejected the bill or took no action, it would receive a statewide vote in November 2016.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2015

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Group Initiates Bill To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage Law

“It’s time to eliminate this outdated law that unfairly increases the cost of taxpayer-funded construction projects across the state.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

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Michigan Senate OKs E-Cigarette Ban For Minors After Veto

Michigan lawmakers are again moving to ban minors from using e-cigarettes despite Gov. Rick Snyder’s continued opposition.

05/20/2015

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Michigan Senate Again Looks To Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

Michigan is among just seven states where minors can legally buy e-vapor products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

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Bill Considered In Michigan House Would Help Protect Pets From Domestic Abusers

Michigan House Bill 4478 would allow the person applying for a Personal Protection Order to include his or her pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

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Senate Votes To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage Law

The 50-year-old state law requires better pay and benefits for construction workers on state-financed building projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2015

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Michigan Senate Panel Votes To Repeal Prevailing Wage Law

Gov. Rick Snyder opposes the legislation in part because he has been promoting the trades as a career choice.

05/13/2015

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Snyder Signs Bills To Loosen Airsoft Gun Restrictions

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws relaxing Michigan’s restrictions on BB, pellet and paintball guns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

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