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Pro-RTW demonstrators are outnumbered by anti RTW protesters.(credit WWJ/Mike Campbell, File)

Documents Detail Lockdown Of State Capitol Amid Right-To-Work Debate

New court documents detail why police decided to lock people out of the state Capitol in December as Michigan’s contentious right-to-work law was debated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

Protests surrounding the passing of the Right-To-Work law in Michigan. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Mich. Senator Launches ‘Repeal Right To Work’ Site

A Michigan Democratic lawmaker is taking steps aimed at repealing the contentious right-to-work law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2013

(credit: Sandra McNeil, WWJ)

Union Workers Call For ‘Robin Hood Tax’

A group of mostly union workers gathered outside Chase Bank in downtown Detroit Thursday to protest the growing disparity between the rich and poor in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

(credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis, File)

Snyder Signs Bills For Detroit Transit, Lighting, Red Wings Arena

A lot of fanfare and a little protest in Detroit as Gov. Rick Snyder signed several bills that he says will help the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

Right-to-work opponents demonstrate inside the Michigan Plaza building. (credit: WWJ/Florence Walton)

Frosty Day In Lansing After Right-To-Work Passes

One day after historic right-to-work legislation passed in Michigan, and then signed by the governor, the mood in Lansing remains tense between lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Lawmakers To Make ‘Historic’ Vote On Right-To-Work Legislation

Pro-union speakers are firing up thousands of people who are blanketing the grounds outside the Michigan Capitol and Lansing City Hall on what’s being called a historic day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

(credit:WWJ/Mike Campbell)

10K Protesters Gather For Battle Over Right-To-Work

People are lining up to get into the state Capitol in anticipation of the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

Protesters gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday, Dec. 6. (credit: WWJ/Jeff Gilbert).

Police Preparing For Worst Ahead Of Right-To-Work Protests

Right-to-work demonstrators should expect to find a much greater police presence when they arrive at the Capitol steps in Lansing on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

(credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

State Democrats Respond To ‘Right-To-Work’ Protest Arrests

The Michigan Democratic Party called Thursday “a sad day in Michigan history” after State Police used pepper spray to subdue right-to work-protesters trying to rush the state Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Protesters gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday, Dec. 6. (credit: WWJ/Jeff Gilbert).

Pro-Union Protesters Maced, Arrested At State Capitol

A throng of angry union activists massed on the sidewalk outside Rick Snyder’s office and in the Capitol following a news conference during which the governor voiced his support for so-called “right-to-work” legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

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