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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

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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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Internet Sales Tax Revived By Michigan Lawmakers

Michigan lawmakers are breathing new life into bills that would force retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state’s sales tax on Internet purchases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

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Michigan Close To Extending Film Incentives After House Approval

The bill also would lift a $2 million-per-employee cap on salaries counted as expenditures that can be reimbursed by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2014

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Michigan Bars Could Stay Open Until 4 AM Under Bill Headed To The House

The bill let bars and restaurants that pay a $10,000 annual fee sell alcoholic drinks until 4 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

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