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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.
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Grieving Mom Grateful For Cell Phone LegislationGov. Snyder says he's "generally supportive" of what officially would be known as "Kelsey's Law."
Poll: Gov. Snyder's Popularity PlummetsIs Rick Snyder still 'one tough nerd'? 32 percent of Michigan voters say no.
Legislature OKs New Restrictions On AbortionsThe 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.
Senate Approves Anti-Abortion Bills In MichiganIt's the legislation that prompted Michigan's "vagina" controversy.
Proposed Law Would Block Sex Offenders' Access To KidsNew child protection legislation is being considered by lawmakers in Lansing.
Michigan Senate Takes No Action On Lighting BillsState 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.
Bing Offers Plan To Light Darkened Detroit StreetsMayor Dave Bing has announced a plan aimed at lighting some of Detroit's most darkened streets and freeways.
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.
Array Of Legislation Left Unfinished As State Lawmakers Take A BreakEver wish you still had a nice, long summer vacation? Consider running for office.
Office Defends Censorship: 'Context' Was Problem With Rep's Use Of ‘V-Word’The Speaker of the House's office is defending the decision to reprimanded a state lawmaker who said "vagina" during a discussion on the House floor.
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