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Jeb Bush delivers the keynote address at the Mackinac Policy Conference. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Mackinac Policy Conference Kicks Off With Snyder, Jeb Bush

“City Hall can’t bring back Detroit alone,” Bush said.

CBS Detroit–05/29/2013

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New Bill Would Increase Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

Michigan’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $10 an-hour under legislation introduced in Lansing Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

File photo - rally for gun control Janurary 2013. (Getty Spencer Platt)

Clergy Ask Governor To Take Stronger Stance On Gun Control

About 50 clergy members asked Snyder to take the lead on addressing gun violence during a prayer service outside the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

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Governor Looks To Skip Hurdles On Right To Work Issue, Goes Directly To Mich. Supreme Court

The governor said he wants to resolve the uncertainty over the law’s impact on state employees because new contract talks will begin this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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Governor Declares Energy Emergency In U.P.

Gov. Rick Snyder has declared an energy emergency in the Upper Peninsula due to a shortage of propane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

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Protesters Rally During State Of The State Address

Pat Hartzel traveled to Lansing to voice her opposition to fracking, a process of extracting natural gas from miles underground through high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

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New Law Means No Hand-Held Cell Phone Use For Teen Drivers

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting novice teen drivers from using a hand-held cellphone while behind the wheel, a nod to a grieving mother’s push to enact the restrictions after her daughter was killed in a car crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

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Governor Vetoes BCBS Bill Due To Restrictive Abortion References

In vetoing the bills, the governor said there was no reference to abortion when the reforms were first introduced.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder  signing legislation. (Credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

New Law Lets MPs Use Experience As Civilian Guards

Gov. Rick Snyder’s office says he’s signed legislation to make it easier for military police veterans to get civilian security jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2012

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Governor Appoints Financial Review Team To Examine Detroit Finances

The appointment comes after a preliminary review, which concluded last week, found that a “serious financial problem” currently exists in Detroit as a result of several issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

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