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Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (credit: istock)

Senate Panel To Consider Detroit Bankruptcy Bills

A committee in the Michigan Senate is poised to vote on legislation to provide $195 million in state money to help bankrupt Detroit’s retirees and city workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

Republicans Costing Taxpayers $7 Million A Day Say Senate Dems

Michigan is losing seven million dollars a day, according to Senate Democrats,

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing). (Credit/Whitmer)

Whitmer: Delay In Medicaid Expansion Costly For State Of Michigan

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says for some, expanding Medicaid is a matter of life and death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

File photo. (Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Rally Supports Immigration Reform

On the heels of the Senate’s announcement of a bipartisan proposal for immigration reform, a rally on the issue is held in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

Pete Hoekstra - Debbie Stabenow (Getty Images)

Stabenow Focuses On Agriculture, Bipartisanship

Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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