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House Committee Approves $8.50 Minimum Wage Bill

A House panel is supporting legislation to raise the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour after the Senate passed a $9.20 per hour plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

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State House Approves Bill To Speed Rape Kit Testing

The bill approved Thursday comes in response to a backlog of roughly 11,000 rape kits discovered in Detroit in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Passes Bill That Would Prevent Renewal Of Tri-County DIA Millage

Supporters of the bill say that the DIA is getting enough money in the “Grand Bargain.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

House OKs Road Money, Accounts For Medicaid Delay

A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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Group Pushes For Part-Time Michigan Legislature

Should the Michigan legislature be cut to part-time? Click to weigh in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

Mich. Legislature Returns After Monthlong Break

The Senate’s first action is expected to be approving a resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the North American International Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

Renovation Of House, Senate Chambers Wrapping Up

The $370,000 renovations providing modern upgrades while staying true to the Capitol’s Victorian past.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Snyder Signs Law Letting K-12 Districts Be Closed

Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

Plan Would Change Rules About Dogs At Restaurants

A state law banning most animals from restaurants could change under legislation in the Michigan House.

06/17/2013

House OKs $1 Fee On Utility Bills To Help Poor

Michigan utilities could add up to a $1 surcharge to electric bills to provide heating assistance to the poor under legislation that has passed the state House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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