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Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final Day

House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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

Michigan Road Funding Deal In Doubt With Deadline A Day Away

Leaders agree more than a billion dollars is needed to fix the roads. At issue is how much of a tax increase residents should pay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

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Michigan Bills OK’d To Loosen Air, Pellet Gun Regulations

Some lawmakers are concerned about stripping away municipalities’ control of the real-looking guns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2014

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Uber, Lyft Bump Into Roadblock On Ridesharing Bill

Most legislative resistance to ridesharing appears to be less about the service and more about the finer points.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2014

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Michigan Closer To Collecting Internet Sales Tax After Senate Approval

Amazon and other online retailers with ties to Michigan would have to collect its 6 percent sales tax on purchases under legislation approved Thursday by a divided Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2014

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Abortion Coercion Bills Clear Michigan Senate

Backers say coerced abortions are a real problem and detractors counter that they already are illegal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

Potholes cover Midland Steet in Highland Park (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 50)

Lawmakers Face Pivotal Point In Road Funding Talks

It’s crunch time for Michigan lawmakers to reach a deal to address deteriorating roads and bridges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients

“Talk about controversy,” said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. “Wow.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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Senate Plans Vote To Move Oakland County Executive Race

Democrats say it’s a politically motivated bid to help Republicans hold power whenever longtime Executive L. Brooks Patterson retires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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Michigan Senate Approves Bill To Require School Cyberbullying Policies

School districts would have to include cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policies and report bullying data to the state under a bill moving ahead in the Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

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