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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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Michigan Lawmakers Vote To Allow Eviction Notices By Email

Critics say people change their email addresses or might not see an eviction notice if it ends up in their junk folder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2015

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Michigan Lawmakers Move To Loosen BB, Air Gun Restrictions

The bills are backed by the National Rifle Association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2015

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Auto Insurance Bills Requiring $100 Premium Cut Move Ahead To Michigan House

Auto insurance legislation advancing in Michigan’s GOP-controlled Legislature has been changed to require a $100 cut in premiums initially.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Michigan House Committee OKs $15.8 Billion School Budget

The $15.8 billion budget bill sets spending for the state’s schools, universities and community colleges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

The Grandmother of two children found dead in their mother's freezer appears along side legislators as they announce plans to introduce a homeschool accountability bill in the State Legislature. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes State Registry Of Homeschooled Children

A Michigan lawmaker proposed legislation Friday to create a state registry of homeschooled students following the deaths of two Detroit children who were found in a freezer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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Senate OKs Auto Insurance Bills Amid Debate Over Cost Limits

While the bills don’t mandate reduced rates, insurers say they would drop in the free market to coincide with unspecified corresponding cost savings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Michigan House Votes To Eliminate February Elections

Michigan would no longer hold elections in February under legislation moving forward in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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