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Governor Signs Bill Raising Minimum Wage To $9.25 Hour By 2018

The compromise was struck a day before a committee turns in petition signatures for a higher minimum wage hike.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

File photo - riverfront cleanup. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Officials Work To Remove Dozens Of Propane Tanks From Muskegon River

State emergency officials say they are working to remove dozens of propane tanks floating in the Muskegon River as part of flood-recovery efforts in western Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2014

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

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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

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

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

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