Michigan Legislature

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

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

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

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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State Senate Approves Pledge Of Allegiance Bill

All Michigan students will have a flag in the classroom and the opportunity to recite the pledge each day under new legislation.


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Mich. Lawmakers Debate Domestic Partner Benefits

Legislation debated in a House committee Tuesday would put prohibitions on domestic partner benefits in state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

Legislature Passes Item-Pricing Repeal

The Michigan Legislature has given final approval to a bill repealing Michigan’s unique item-pricing law, sending the measure to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011

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Highlights Of Gov. Snyder’s Budget Proposal – Daily Poll

Governor Rick Snyder has provided the Associated Press with details of the budget proposal he will present to state lawmakers Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2011