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House Panel To Debate Student Loan Tax Credits

A Michigan House panel is expected to debate a bill that would provide tax credits for student loan payments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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Michigan Lawmakers Consider ‘Snow Day’ Legislation

School districts in Michigan might soon be able to add extra hours to the school day instead of extending the academic year because of too many “snow days.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

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Mich. House OKs Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Rules

The Michigan House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved regulations for amateur mixed martial arts events, days after a 35-year-old man died after participating in a bout in Port Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

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Bills Spark Debate Over Paid Sick Time In Michigan

Supporters say paid sick leave mandates hurt businesses by raising administrative costs. But opponents say a lack of paid sick time unfairly forces workers to choose between their physical and financial health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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Michigan House OKs Failing School Oversight Bill

The Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan’s lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

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Michigan House Panel Passes School Oversight Bill

A Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state’s authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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Michigan House Approves Bear Cub Handling Bill

An Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

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Mich. House OKs Blue Cross Blue Shield Overhaul

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is closer to becoming a customer-owned nonprofit after the Republican-led Michigan House approved legislation Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2013

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Mich. House Approves Expansion Of Online Sex Offender List

The Michigan House has approved expanding the state’s online public sex offender registry to people convicted of certain crimes against children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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House Panel Debates Bottle Return Fraud Penalties

People in Michigan attempting to return out-of-state cans and bottles for a dime per container refund could face jail time, under proposed legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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