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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

Michigan State Capital Building (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Mich. Chamber Suspects MEA Behind Recall Attempts

The state’s teachers union is under fire over reports that it’s behind several high-profile recall attempts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2011


Michigan House Approves Detroit Population Bill

Legislation crucial to keeping Detroit financially afloat have passed the Michigan House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011

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Mackinac Policy Conference

Hundreds of Michigan business leaders and politicians are on Mackinac Island for the annual policy conference hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011

Lawmakers Compromise On School Funding Cuts

Cuts to the state’s public schools may not be as deep as originally thought.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011


Michigan Measure May Shift Health Costs To Workers

Republicans who control the Michigan Senate are continuing their push to require public employees in the state to pay at least 20 percent of their health insurance premiums.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Schools Want Share Of State’s Surplus

Schools have been taking one cut after another for year after year and they’re saying now that there is this surplus, give it to us to buy down that cut per pupil number.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011

State Looking At $500 Million Surplus

After the big debate over Michigan’s budget — the necessary cuts and the restructuring of the business tax plan — there’s word that there are millions in unanticipated dollars sitting in the state treasury, which earlier seemed bare.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011


Granholm Portrait Depicts Hope For Michigan Future

A portrait of former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has joined those of other governors at the Capitol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011