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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

Mich. Legislature Returns After Monthlong Break

The Senate’s first action is expected to be approving a resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the North American International Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

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Divided Mich. Senate Votes To Expand Nurses’ Role

Michigan nurse practitioners and other nurses with advanced training could practice without oversight by physicians and prescribe drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

Senate OKs More Prison For Drive-By Shooters

Michigan lawmakers want to get tougher on suspected drive-by shooters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

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Senate Votes To Set Rules For Trampoline Courts

Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday moved to put in place rules for burgeoning indoor trampoline parks.

10/16/2013

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