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Randy Richardville

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Michigan Senate Eyes August Medicaid Vote

Michigan’s GOP Senate leader says he’s tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (istockphoto)

Michigan Senate Leader Defends Medicaid Call

The leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it’s clear he doesn’t appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

Dems Join Snyder In Push For Vote On Medicaid

State Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

Bill Would Protect DIA Collection From Liquidation

A top state lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would prevent the sale of the Detroit Institute of Art’s collection if the city goes into bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013


Mich. Senate Rejects Partnering On Health Exchange

It was the last day to act before lawmakers take a two-week break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

State Capitol of Michigan in Lansing. (istockphoto)

Republican Lawmakers Still Discussing Right-To-Work

A closed-door meeting between Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders failed to produce a clear direction on whether to introduce right-to-work legislation limiting unions’ ability to collect fees from non-union workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

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Senate Leader: Blue Cross Vote Eyed For Next Week

The Michigan Senate may discuss the proposed overhaul of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan next week, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012


Richardville Recall Petition Rejected

A petition to recall the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate has been rejected by a Monroe County board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012


Free College For All? State Democrats To Unveil Plan

Democratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012


Richardville: Right-To-Work Bill Wouldn’t Pass

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville says he doesn’t think general or broad right-to-work legislation would pass if it came up for a vote in the Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012