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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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Michigan Road Bills Would Raise Gas Tax, Vehicle Fee

Under a six-measure package introduced by Republicans on Wednesday, the gasoline tax would nearly double and registration fees for cars and pickup trucks would rise 80 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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Snyder Eyes Mental Health Makeover, GOP Skeptical

Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to fill the gaps of Michigan’s mental health care system might lie in his ability to convince lawmakers to expand Medicaid to provide 500,000 residents with coverage under the federal Affordable Health Care Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2013

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Gov. Snyder To Deliver Third State Of The State Address

Governor Rick Snyder is expected to be met by hundreds of protesters Wednesday night as he delivers his third State of the State Address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Absurd’ GOP Would Threaten to Let US Default

President Barack Obama says it is “absurd” that Republicans would threaten to let the United States default on its loans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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