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Mich. Crime Victims Get More Notice Under New Law

A law signed this week by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley requires that Michigan crime victims be notified of certain situations involving the defendants who perpetrated crimes against them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Legislative Look-Ahead: GOP Has Edge, Dems Edgy

Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

Michigan State Capital Building (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

State Legislature Approves New Emergency Manager Law

Michigan lawmakers have approve a new emergency manager law, just one month after voters rejected a previous version.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Michigan House Designates Gray Wolf As Game Animal

The state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

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Mich. Senate Approves Detroit Lighting Plan Bills

Let there be light! The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday that brings the creation of a public lighting authority for Detroit one step closer to reality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

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Legislation Aims To Boost Horse Racing Industry

Legislation making its way through Lansing is designed to give Michigan’s struggling horse racing industry a boost.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

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Sides Clash On Proposal Making Tax Hikes Tougher

Supporters of a ballot proposal facing Michigan voters see a simple solution to the problem of tax increases: Make it harder to raise them. But critics argue that approving Proposal 2 could lead to cuts elsewhere and shift increases to fees or other charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

House Won’t Take Up Health Exchange

A rift among Michigan’s Republican lawmakers means Gov. Rick Snyder won’t get the House approval he wants Wednesday to start work on a website for purchasing health insurance that’s required under the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

State Rep. Lisa L. Howze (Courtesy: housedems.com)

State Rep. Says She Won’t Run Again, Eyes Mayor’s Office

Howze first announced in February that she planned to forgo another term in the House and seek the Detroit mayor’s office in the 2013 election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2012

Lawmakers Approve Changes To Concealed Weapons Law

A State Senate committee has approved changes to the law that include allowing people to carry concealed weapons in churches, schools and sports arenas

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

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