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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

A woman protests the City of Detroit's bankruptcy hearing at the Federal Courthouse building July 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Governor Snyder May Ask Legislature To Help Detroit Save Art, Aid Pensioners

“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.”

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

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New Turn Signal For Cyclists In Snyder’s Hands

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.

01/15/2014

Michigan Legislature Adjourns For The Year

A flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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Snyder Sign Bills To Keep 0.08 Blood Alcohol Limit

The limit was set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Authority Starts Work On Detroit-Area Transit Plan

A 10-member board has started work on coordinating public transportation in parts of southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder points to a chart during a media roundtable. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Poll: Snyder’s Approval Rating Still Down After Right To Work

“Only 37 percent of voters in the state approve of the job he’s doing to 54 percent who disapprove,” the newest poll found.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2013

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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

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Republican Leaders Plan Right-To-Work Discussion In Lansing

“What we want is a vote,” Scott Hagerstrom said. “We want a recorded vote to see where our legislators stand.

CBS Detroit–12/04/2012

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Senate Passes Bills To Create Transit Authority

The Michigan Senate has passed bills that allow the creation of an authority for public transportation in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

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