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Snyder: Still ‘Fair Amount Of Work To Be Done’ To Settle Michigan Roads Fix

As the House mulls over a Republican plan for a 15-cent a gallon gas tax hike, the Democrats this week proposed a plan to raise most of the money needed through a corporate income tax hike.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2015

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Michigan Union Will Try To Stop New Prison Food Contract

A Michigan union pledged to try to stop a three-year, $158 million prison food contract approved Tuesday, questioning the lack of a new bid and saying state employees should again be doing the work instead.

CBS Detroit–07/14/2015


Arbitrator: Laid-Off State Nursing Aides Get Severance

An arbitrator says Michigan must pay severance to eligible nursing aides who were laid off when the state privatized their jobs

CBS Detroit–06/21/2015

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Michigan Governor Signs Bill Tying Truancy To Assistance

Under the policy, a family loses eligibility for cash assistance if a child ages 6 through 15 doesn’t meet attendance requirements.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

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Maggots Discovered At Michigan Prison During Lunch At Correctional Facility

A Correction’s spokesperson says that there were no reports by inmates of maggots on their plates but he can’t say yet for certain that no maggots made it to the lunch table.

CBS Detroit–06/02/2015

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Film Office Makes Plea For Retaining Diminished Film Incentive Program

The fate of the $50 million film incentive program is still in the hands of the Legislature. Meanwhile, the governor has proposed keeping it.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

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House School Budget Differs From Snyder Plan In Key Areas

Michigan’s Republican-majority House and Senate budget committees have approved separate plans for more than $13 billion in spending for K-12 schools.

CBS Detroit–04/26/2015

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Snyder In Dearborn Rounding Up Supporters For Proposal To Increase Sales Tax

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans saying the fact the proposal is not perfect should not be a reason to vote against it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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Snyder May Move School Turnaround District To Agency He Controls

The Republican governor soon may issue an executive order transferring the turnaround district’s functions to an agency he has control over …

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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Snyder Signs Bills Changing Concealed Weapons Permit Process

Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday giving Michigan State Police rather than counties the authority to approve concealed weapons licenses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2015