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Michigan House Approves Religious-Objection Adoption Bills

The Republican-led state House has approved bills that would let faith-based adoption agencies refuse to participate in adoptions that violate their religious beliefs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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Michigan Bill Would Allow Evictions By Email, Facebook

Legislation up for vote would let landlords email eviction notices to tenants or notify them via social media.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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Michigan Democrats Introduce Government Transparency Bills

Democrats said Tuesday their bills would require personal financial disclosure for elected officials and the governor’s office

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

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Michigan House Committee Moves Bill To Legalize Ticket Scalping

Should fans who own ticket be able to sell them — even at a big profit?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

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Competing Bills Aim To Regulate Michigan Police Body Cameras

One bill would require local police to use body cameras, and another would prohibit the release of certain video.

03/16/2015

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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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