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Lawmaker Takes ‘Dissolve Detroit’ Plan To National Media

Lansing Area Republican Rick Jones spoke Friday afternoon to CNBC about the fiscal state of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

View of Detroit from the Greektown Casino parking deck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

State Senator Proposes Dissolving City Of Detroit

It would no doubt be controversial, but the idea of dissolving the city of Detroit and absorbing it into Wayne County is being tossed around in Lansing.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2012

State Senator, Police Seek Tougher Gun Laws

Michigan State Senator Rick Jones, along with law enforcement officials, say they want tougher laws on the books to prevent further gun violence in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

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Toy Guns Becoming A Criminal Offense?

State Senate Republican Rick Jones says that this has become a major problem, especially within the gang community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012


Senate Passes Legislation To Deter Animal Cruelty, Dog Fighting

The Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation designed to curb dog fighting by increasing criminal penalties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2011

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Feral Swine Debate Takes Another Twist In Michigan

Michigan lawmakers are debating how to deal with the wild swine that are causing problems by threatening farms in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

Court Rules Against Raising Retired State Workers Health Care Contribution

A reprieve for retired state workers as the court says ‘no’ to forcing state retirees to pay three percent toward their health care costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2011

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Panel Delays Vote On Domestic Partner Benefits

The Michigan Civil Service Commission Wednesday postponed action on a proposal that could allow same-sex partners to be covered by state-paid health insurance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2010

Lawmaker Wants To Ban Marijuana Clubs

A state lawmaker from mid-Michigan plans to introduce legislation later this month to outlaw marijuana clubs.