Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014


Lawmaker Pushes For 80 MPH Speed Limit On Some Michigan Roads

There will be another attempt to “UP” the speed limit on some roads in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2014

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New Bill Would Split Michigan Electoral Votes

“It forces the people running for president to be concerned about Michigan. That’s what this is all about.”


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Michigan Bills Loosen Regulations On BB, Pellet Guns

The National Rifle Association says Michigan has outdated and “unduly burdensome” restraints on the purchase and possession of most air guns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014


The Latest Gay Marriage Ruling And How It Compares

Breaking ranks with rulings from other federal courts, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld gay marriage bans in four states, including Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2014

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Gov. Snyder Signs New Bill On Rape-Evidence Kits Tests

“Too many victims have been waiting too long for justice they deserve,” the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2014

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Lawmakers OK Bills To Target Drugged Driving

The Michigan Legislature has given final approval to bills designed to give police more tools to arrest drivers under the influence of drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

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Michigan Legislature Approves Anti-Human Trafficking Bills

The report said Michigan is thought to be a trafficking hot spot because of its international borders and waterways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Dog Owners Urge Michigan Lawmakers To End Breed Specific Legislation

“Good owners with good dogs shouldn’t be discriminated against solely on what their dog looks like.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

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Michigan House May Vote On Allowing Wolf Hunts

If approved, it would nullify citizen referendums on the issue scheduled for the November election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014




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