Appeals Court Shoots Down Casino Ballot Proposal

The state appeals court has sided with a group opposing the expansion of casino gambling in Michigan and ordered that a petition allowing new casinos not go before voters.


Left to right: Paul Seewald, Attorney Tim Dinan, Don Yoewchaung. (WWJ Photo)

McCotter Staffers Arraigned In Petition Signature Scandal

A third ex-campaign staffer of former Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter has been arraigned on charges tied to phony petition signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. (WWJ Photo/George Fox)

4 Charged In McCotter Petition Investigation

Calling it a “mess” and a “fiasco” Michigan’s attorney general has charged four people following an investigation of fake and duplicate signatures on the nominating petitions submitted by then-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

State Supreme Court Tackles Emergency Manager Issue

The Michigan Supreme Court has finished hearing oral arguments over whether a ballot petition that would repeal a state law designed to right financially troubled cities should go before voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Group Asks For GOP Apology In Vagina Flap

Groups upset over last month’s silencing of a female Democratic lawmaker who said “vagina” during a state House debate have delivered 115,000 signatures asking for an apology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

Group Moves Ahead With Renewable Energy Measure

Supporters of a Michigan ballot measure that would require utilities to get more of their electricity from renewable sources submitted more than a half-million petition signatures to the secretary of state’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2012

Group Seeking New Mich. Casinos Turns In Petitions

A group behind a push to bring new casinos to Michigan has turned in petitions to get the measure on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Bridge Question Could Appear On November Ballot

According to an Ambassador Bridge spokesman, Gov. Rick Snyder’s International Bridge Crossing between Detroit and Windsor may not be a done deal.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/18/2012

Emergency Manager Foes Win Key Step At Court

A referendum hoping to overturn Michigan’s emergency manager law is headed to the fall ballot — unless the state supreme court steps in to put a stop to it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Ruling On Emergency Manager Repeal Petitions Expected Soon

Judges on the State Appeals Court say they will rule as soon as possible after hearing arguments on petitions intended to put Michigan’s emergency manager law on the November ballot.