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Michigan House Panel Changes Teacher Benefits Bill

New teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

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Problem-Plagued Prison Co. Could Be In Line To Oversee Mich Inmates

A private company that a federal investigation found allowed “a cesspool” of conditions to exist at a Mississippi youth prison and that paid a $1.1 million fine for understaffing New Mexico prisons could be in line to oversee Michigan inmates in the next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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State Senate Passes Personal Property Tax Cuts

The Michigan Senate has passed a contentious set of bills that would roll back the personal property taxes businesses pay by hundreds of millions of dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

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Richardville Recall Petition Rejected

A petition to recall the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate has been rejected by a Monroe County board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

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GOP Senate Hopefuls Nearly Equal With Cash On Hand

ublican U.S. Senate candidates Pete Hoekstra and Clark Durant finished their first-quarter fundraising with about the same amount of cash on hand, $1.5 million, but are far behind Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow’s $7 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

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Senate Votes On Birth Control Legislation

The Senate is debating Republican legislation aimed at taking a bite out of President Barack Obama’s health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

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State Senate Considers ‘Choose Life’ License Plates

Michigan could soon be added to the list of states that offer “Choose Life” license plates as the senate reviews a bill to allow their sale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

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Anti-Abortion Group Could Get Mich. License Plate

A bill that would authorize a fundraising license plate connected to an anti-abortion group could soon advance in the Republican-led Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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Mich. Tea Partiers Seek Consensus Senate Pick

The group is sponsoring a Senate debate Saturday at Central Michigan University and plans to return to old a straw poll and decide which candidate will get the group’s backing leading up to the August GOP primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2012

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Michigan Republicans Continue Economic Focus

Republicans in firm control of the state Legislature say they’re setting the stage for an economic turnaround in Michigan after passing sweeping tax and policy changes over the past year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011

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