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“People would be most understanding if we’re talking about protecting pensioners vs. bailing out a city. And I think that’s what our conversation is mostly going to be about.”
The state Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation giving bicyclists the option of signaling a right turn by extending their right arm horizontally.
A flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.
The limit was set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.
A 10-member board has started work on coordinating public transportation in parts of southeastern Michigan.
“Only 37 percent of voters in the state approve of the job he’s doing to 54 percent who disapprove,” the newest poll found.
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.
“What we want is a vote,” Scott Hagerstrom said. “We want a recorded vote to see where our legislators stand.
The Michigan Senate has passed bills that allow the creation of an authority for public transportation in the Detroit area.