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Democratic Lawmakers Downplay Scuffle In Michigan House

After a long day in the Michigan House reportedly ended in a near-brawl, two state lawmakers say that the whole thing is being blown out of proportion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011

The abandoned Ford Wixom Assembly Plant is shown September 10, 2009. (Getty Images)

New Tax Credit Brings 750 Jobs To Old Ford Wixom Plant

Michigan lawmakers have approved a large tax credit that’ll bring new life to the boarded up Ford Wixom plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011


Snyder OKs Bill To End Some Drivers’ Fees

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will eliminate some extra fees that are imposed on drivers for certain traffic offenses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Gov. Snyder OKs Firework Sales Expansion

Louder, more powerful fireworks will become legal in Michigan in plenty of time for the next Fourth of July through legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011


Mich. Legislature OKs Domestic Partner Benefit Ban

Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature have approved a bill aimed at blocking the offering of taxpayer-paid health insurance to domestic partners living with some public employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

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Lawsuit Says Redrawn Detroit Districts Unfair To Minorities

Michigan’s new redistricting plan for the State Legislature is the subject of a lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

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Michigan Moves Closer To Expanding Fireworks Sales

Michigan is moving closer to allowing residents to legally buy more powerful, higher-grade fireworks through legislation advancing in the state Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011


Should Insurance Companies Cover Cost Of Oral Cancer Treatments?

Lawmakers in Lansing Tuesday will debate whether insurance companies should cover oral cancer treatment drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011


Tim Kiska: The ‘Mandatory Inexperience’ Law

A first-term state legislator says Michigan’s term limits law might be better characterized as the “mandatory inexperience” law. And he wants to do something about it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011


Lawmakers Consider Changes To No-Fault Auto Insurance

Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law is the subject of hearings opening in the state capitol Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011