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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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