Tim Skubick

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Detroit’s New Mayor Says Stopping Illegal Scrappers Is ‘Life And Death’

Most recently, scrappers sidelined a major and long-awaited project in Detroit when they stole copper wiring for new LED freeway lights installed through a $3.2 million program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

Potholes (credit: Getty Images)

How Do You Feel About Paying Higher Sales Taxes?

It’s a possibility, as a plan is currently emerging in the State Capitol to raise the sales tax from six to seven percent to help pay for road maintenance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2013

(Photo:hopgood.senatedems.com)

Senator Tries To Repeal ‘Right To Work’

This is the first effort to repeal the Right to Work law.

CBS Detroit–01/24/2013

View of Detroit from the Greektown Casino parking deck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

State Senator Proposes Dissolving City Of Detroit

It would no doubt be controversial, but the idea of dissolving the city of Detroit and absorbing it into Wayne County is being tossed around in Lansing.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2012

Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger

Michigan House Speaker Faces Election Fraud Allegation

A Lansing judge has been appointed as a one-person grand jury to investigate allegations of election fraud against Bolger and the state representative candidate, Roy Schmidt, R-Grand Rapids, who switched parties at his alleged urging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

Mike Duggan (credit: dmc.org)

Poll: 50% Of Detroiters Would Support A White Candidate For Mayor

A new statewide survey is out on the potential for a white mayor in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

Plans Call For Casino In Downtown Lansing

A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

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State House Passes ‘Partial-Birth’ Abortion Ban

A ban on “partial-birth” abortions has cleared another hurdle in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2011

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (AP Photo/Detroit News, Dale G. Young)

Senate Majority Leader Richardville Takes Aim At MEA

Michigan teachers would no longer have to join unions under legislation state Senate Republicans plan to introduce in the coming weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2011

New Law To Set Public Worker Health Care Cap

Lawmakers have approved a plan to force local governments and school districts to cap health care spending or risk losing state aid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

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