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Legislature

Bill Would Require Inmates To Pay Sales Tax

A bill in Lansing would force inmates to pay sales tax on prison purchases for the first time in more than 40 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

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Report Reveals Trend Of Segregation In Charter Schools

A recent report found that the expansion of charter schools has led to classrooms being more segregated today than they were 30 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

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

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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

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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

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