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Michigan Lawmakers Approve School Union Dues Bill

The Republican-led Michigan Legislature narrowly approved a measure Wednesday that would prohibit public schools from automatically deducting union dues from the paychecks of teachers and other employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Bill May Aid Underage Drinkers Seeking Help

Some underage drinkers who seek medical help would get amnesty from prosecution under a bill approved by the Michigan House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012


Anti-Abortion Proposals Await Votes In Michigan

A majority of lawmakers in the Michigan Legislature have been endorsed by the state’s Right to Life organization.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

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Companies Sue Over Mich. Fireworks Insurance

Several fireworks companies are suing over what they call Michigan’s excessive insurance requirements under a new state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012


Lawsuit Seeks Michigan Auto Injury Claims Info

A coalition fighting proposed changes to Michigan’s auto insurance laws filed a lawsuit Monday seeking claims information from an association that handles medical bills for seriously injured accident victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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Roads, Motorists’ Money At Stake In Michigan

A package of bills soon to be introduced in the Michigan Legislature is expected to propose higher vehicle registration fees and tax changes to raise more money for road repairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012


Business Taxes Again On Mich. Lawmakers’ Agenda

Fresh off lowering Michigan’s overall business taxes in a bid to boost economic growth, Republicans will aim to eliminate or phase out a state tax paid on business equipment in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

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

Lawmakers Return To Capitol In Mid-January

Michigan state lawmakers are scheduled to resume sessions at the state Capitol on Jan. 11.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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

It’s Official: Michigan Legislature Done For 2011

The Michigan Legislature has officially wrapped up its business for 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2011


Michigan Republicans Continue Economic Focus

Republicans in firm control of the state Legislature say they’re setting the stage for an economic turnaround in Michigan after passing sweeping tax and policy changes over the past year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011