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This is what one Michigan road looks like after the recent freeze/thaw cycle. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Michigan Senate Amends Bill To Double Fuel Taxes To Fix Roads

Will a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan’s ravaged roads?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

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Michigan Senate Eyes Bigger Gasoline Tax Increase

The fuel tax could equate to over 42 cents a gallon in five years — more than double the existing tax.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

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Michigan Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage To $9.20

A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

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Gov. Snyder Signs ‘Infant Safe Sleep Act’ Into Law

House Bill 4962,will require hospitals and birthing centers to educate parents about safe sleeping practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

Detroit's former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Will Detroit Get State Money? Lawmakers Hold Hearings In Lansing

Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation to provide state aid to help settle Detroit’s bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

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GOP Leader’s Bill May Thwart Michigan Minimum Wage Proposal

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville introduced the bill about three weeks before the deadline for backers of the higher wage hike to file signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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Bills Propose $195 Million Payment To Detroit From State’s Savings Account

Lawmakers introduced legislation late Thursday to use about $195 million from Michigan’s savings account to help bankrupt Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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Bills Pending Propose $195M State Lump Sum Payment To Detroit

“Kevyn Orr is in the governor’s office right now, calling in individual lawmakers, trying to explain why they need to vote yes,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Outlaw ‘Revenge Porn’ In Michigan

State Senator Rick Jones has co-sponsored legislation making it illegal to post sexually graphic pictures of someone without their written permission.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

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Michigan Senate Votes To Use Tobacco Taxes For Capitol Fund

Legislation unanimously approved Wednesday would redistribute revenue from taxes on cigarettes

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

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