michigan senate

Mich. Senate OKs Blue Cross Blue Shield Overhaul

The state Senate has again approved a proposal to end Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s tax-exempt status and transform it from a charitable trust to a customer-owned nonprofit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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Senator Tries To Repeal ‘Right To Work’

This is the first effort to repeal the Right to Work law.

CBS Detroit–01/24/2013

Michigan Senate To Consider 3 Gun-Related Bills

The Republican-led Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee plans to consider three gun-related bills introduced in the first week of the state’s legislative session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

New Faces Join Michigan Legislature On First Day

Twenty-eight new lawmakers are joining the Michigan Legislature on the first day of the next two-year session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

Legislative Look-Ahead: GOP Has Edge, Dems Edgy

Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

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

New Law Strengthens Anti-Animal Fighting Penalties

Bills that strengthen penalties for organized animal fighting have been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

Michigan Passes Bill Banning Cellphone Use By New, Teen Drivers

Michigan lawmakers have passed a bill that would ban cellphone use by new drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

Dems Relent On Vote To Change Michigan Medical Marijuana Law

Democrats in the Michigan Senate first declined, then decided to give majority Republicans enough votes to make changes sought to the voter-approved medical marijuana law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

Michigan House Approves New Emergency Manager Law

The Republican-controlled Michigan House on Wednesday approved a replacement for an emergency manager law struck down by voters in the November election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

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