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Michigan GOP Leader Kicks Democrats Off Committees

The top Republican in the Michigan House removed eight Democrats from committees Tuesday because they missed meetings last week amid heightened tension between Republican and Democratic leaders in the chamber.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

Mich. Lawmakers, Snyder Differ On Saving For Later

The GOP-led Senate is preparing to approve a budget without extra money in the rainy day fund, which at $505 million is the healthiest it has been in a dozen years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, File)

Santorum Expands Plan For Grosse Pointe Farms Visit

The former GOP Presidential candidate will now spend more time at a local school after his appearance had, at one point, been canceled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

MEDINAH, IL - SEPTEMBER 29:  Former First Lady Barbara Bush watches the play on day two of the Afternoon Four-Ball Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 29, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Barbara Bush Brings Literacy Effort To Detroit

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will introduce a baby journal in Michigan aimed at new moms that will be given at hospitals called “Love, Read, Learn.”

CBS Detroit–04/08/2013

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Mich. Road Debate Light On How Money Divvied Up

Gov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2013

GOP Committeeman Under Fire Over Anti-Gay Facebook Post

A group of young Republican activists are calling for the resignation of Michigan’s Republican National Committeeman over a Facebook post concerning gays and lesbians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Claiming Republicans Have Shut Out The People, House Dems Go On “Listening Tour”

With claims that the voice of the people have not been heard – several House Democrats are making the rounds to be sure voters have an opportunity to air their concerns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

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GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal Soon

A multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn’t appear headed for a vote — at least for now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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Long Labor Contracts Draw Ire Of Mich. Republicans

Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

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Shift In Debate About How To Raise Roads Revenue

The leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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