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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


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

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


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