michigan senate

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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Union Members Motivated By Right-To-Work Vote

“This would definitely galvanize union leadership,” said Art Schwartz, a retired General Motors labor negotiator. “Like any other group, some people get involved, some people don’t, but I think you’re going to see the unions fight this every way they can.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2012

Michigan GOP Approves Right-To-Work Legislation Amid Protests

Michigan is just days away from becoming the nation’s 25th right-to-work state — now that a set of controversial bills have passed their first hurdles in the Republican controlled legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

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