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No Summer Vacation? Senate Adds Days To Session Schedule After Road-Funding Rejection

The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

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Michigan Senate Leader Hints At Resignation Of Senator Facing Assault Charges

The leader of the Michigan Senate says a senator facing criminal charges should give “serious consideration” to whether or not he can still serve his constituents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2015

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Sweet! Michigan Senate Passes Bill Allowing Bake Sales As School Fundraisers

A bill to allow three fundraising bake sales in public schools per week has been passed by the Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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Dems, GOP Vie For Control Of Michigan Legislature

The fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2014

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Michigan Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage To $9.20

A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

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Michigan Senate Says No To Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Minors

E-cigarettes are sold in dozens of flavors that appeal to kids, including cotton candy, bubble gum, and orange cream soda.

03/06/2014

Senate OKs Bill Letting Landlords Ban Medical Marijuana

The bill would prohibit medical marijuana users from growing or smoking weed in rental properties, including hotels.

03/05/2014

Michigan Senate Says ‘Yes’ To American Made U.S. Flags

The bill specifically says local governments have to buy American-made US flags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

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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

Michigan Senate Committee Approves Income Tax Cut

Taxpayers could save $371 million in the next budget year and $873 million the year the reduction is fully phased in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

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