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Hackel Points Finger At Mich. Legislature: Find Political Courage To Fix Roads

Hackel says he thinks many lawmakers are not moving forward on a funding solution out of fear of not getting re-elected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Event Notices From May 22

The latest events and meetings announced by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, groups and insititutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013


Grieving Mom Grateful For Cell Phone Legislation

Gov. Snyder says he’s “generally supportive” of what officially would be known as “Kelsey’s Law.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to reporters on election night. (credit: Beth Fisher, File)

Poll: Gov. Snyder’s Popularity Plummets

Is Rick Snyder still ‘one tough nerd’? 32 percent of Michigan voters say no.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Legislature OKs New Restrictions On Abortions

The Michigan Legislature gave final approval early Friday to a set of abortion regulations that supporters described as protecting women but opponents denounced as a backdoor assault on the right to terminate pregnancy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

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Senate Approves Anti-Abortion Bills In Michigan

It’s the legislation that prompted Michigan’s “vagina” controversy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Proposed Law Would Block Sex Offenders’ Access To Kids

New child protection legislation is being considered by lawmakers in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012


Michigan Senate Takes No Action On Lighting Bills

State senators have failed to act on three bills Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says are critical to his plan to update the city’s aging street lighting system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

File photo. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Bing Offers Plan To Light Darkened Detroit Streets

Mayor Dave Bing has announced a plan aimed at lighting some of Detroit’s most darkened streets and freeways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Silenced Lawmaker Gets Huge Outpouring Of Support

“They want to silence women on it. I absolutely think this is about a war on women, ” said State Rep. Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking in the Michigan House after using the word “vagina” during a debate over anti-abortion legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012