State House

(credit: ThinkStock)

Mich. Dems Seek Repeal Of ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

More than a dozen Democratic Michigan House members have introduced legislation to repeal the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law after the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2012


Mich. Expects About $300M More In Budget Revenue

Michigan’s budget will have about $300 million more this year than predicted in January, a combination of higher-than-expected tax payments and fewer people receiving Medicaid and welfare benefits, according to state economists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012


House, Senate Fiscal Agencies See Revenue Changes

Michigan’s House and Senate fiscal agencies have come out with their revenue estimates for the 2012-2013 fiscal year – and the news isn’t all good.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

(Getty Images, File Photo)

Legislators Discuss Limiting Medical Marijuana Law

Among the proposed changes is a bill that would require more careful exams from specific doctors who certify patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012


Conference Delves Into Michigan’s Economic Future

Job growth in Michigan is expected to continue, but slowly, compared to 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012

(credit: istock)

State Legislature Moves Closer To Ending Helmet Law

Motorcycle helmet use for adults would no longer be required in Michigan under legislation approved in a state house committee.


(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Accident Victims Protest No-Fault Insurance Changes

The Michigan legislature is considering changes to the state’s no fault insurance law. But protesters in Southfield say: “Keep your hands off”.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

Michigan House Approves Teacher Tenure Proposals

The Republican-controlled Michigan House has voted to change the tenure system for teachers in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mixed Reviews On Eliminating Item Pricing

A bill to outlaw item pricing was introduced earlier this month in the state house.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2011