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Bills Give Free Tuition If Students Chip In Future Pay

The “pay it forward” legislation would give graduates free college tuition if they give 4 percent of future earnings to the state for 20 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama In Michigan To Sign Farm Bill That Trims Food Stamps

President Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

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Mich. House OKs Sentencing Rules For Young Killers

Those now incarcerated for crimes committed under age 18 would stay locked up despite pleas for a second look.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama To Sign Farm Bill During Visit To Michigan

Congress has given its final approval to a sweeping five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for farmers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

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New Mich. Law Limits Growth Of Digital Billboards

“I don’t think many of us think we have a lack of advertising outside.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2014

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Michigan Senate Committee Approves Income Tax Cut

Taxpayers could save $371 million in the next budget year and $873 million the year the reduction is fully phased in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

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Snyder OKs New Turn Signal For Michigan Bicyclists

The governor says the “common-sense” law will make roads safer. .

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps By 1 Percent

Senator Debbie Stabenow says the bill is good for farmers, and good for Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Ballot Effort Underway To Raise Michigan Minimum Wage

Under the proposal, the minimum wage would rise to the “ballpark” of between $9 and $10.10 an hour and be indexed to inflation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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Senators Introduce Anti-Human Trafficking Bills

That legislation is based on a recommendation from the state’s first human trafficking commission to create a “safe harbor” provision for minors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

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