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Emergency Manager Opponents Get Enough Signatures For Ballot Initiative

Elections staff say the Stand Up for Democracy coalition collected 203,238 valid voter signatures, about 40,000 more than needed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012


Bid To End Emergency Manager Law Continues

A coalition seeking to overturn Michigan’s law granting expanded powers to emergency managers appointed to run financially struggling cities and schools is continuing its petition drive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2012


Petition Drive About Emergency Manager Law Moves Ahead

A petition drive aimed at giving Michigan voters a chance to decide whether the state’s tough emergency manager law should be repealed is moving ahead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

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Pressure Increases Against State-Wide Public Smoking Ban

There appears to be increasing pressure against Michigan’s ban on smoking in public workplaces.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

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Michigan Keg Law Faces Repeal

Michigan’s “Truth in Keggers” law is facing repeal before it is ever enforced.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2011

GOP Rolls Out "Pledge To America"

Republicans are putting their leading midterm congressional campaign arguments into a new manifesto designed to show they’re listening to an angry public and are focused on creating jobs.


Bid To Repeal ‘Don’t Ask’ Fails In Senate

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked legislation that would have repealed the law banning gays from serving openly in the military.


Lawmakers Consider Partial Repeal Of Driver Fees

The Michigan House on Wednesday took a step toward repealing parts of a law that imposes extra fees on drivers for certain traffic offenses.