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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

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

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

Mich. Senate OKs Blue Cross Blue Shield Overhaul

The state Senate has again approved a proposal to end Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s tax-exempt status and transform it from a charitable trust to a customer-owned nonprofit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

New Faces Join Michigan Legislature On First Day

Twenty-eight new lawmakers are joining the Michigan Legislature on the first day of the next two-year session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

Legislative Look-Ahead: GOP Has Edge, Dems Edgy

Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

Legislative Session Deals With Flood Of Issues

It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

New Law Strengthens Anti-Animal Fighting Penalties

Bills that strengthen penalties for organized animal fighting have been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

Michigan Passes Bill Banning Cellphone Use By New, Teen Drivers

Michigan lawmakers have passed a bill that would ban cellphone use by new drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

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