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Mich. Senate Approves Legislation To Combat Blight

Mich. Senate Approves Legislation To Combat Blight “There are cases where people buy buildings in Detroit and other cities and let them rot,” Republican Sen. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge, who is sponsoring one of the bills, said in a statement. “We need to put teeth into blight laws so that slumlords … Full News […]

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State representative from Metro Detroit says gun control legislation is in the making

State Rep. John Townsend (D -Royal Oak) said in the Detroit suburb of Ferndale Sunday that he and his peers in Lansing are creating three-pronged gun control legislation. Full News here – Detroit News

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Grieving mom grateful for cell phone legislation

The state Senate approved the bill last spring, and it cleared the House just a few hours before… Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Snyder signs Detroit legislation

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing joined Michigan Governor Rick Snyder at the D:hive in Detroit as the governor signed a series of bills meant to help Detroit’s redevelopment. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Snyder vetoes gun legislation

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday vetoed legislation allowing concealed weapons inside public schools, day cares and hospitals and asked the Legislature to ban openly carrying guns in pistol-free zones. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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7 questions about Michigan’s right-to-work legislation

The state House completed passage of two controversial right-to-work bills, and in an unusual move, Gov. Rick Snyder signed them into law the same day. Here are seven questions and answers about the new legislation. Full News here – freep

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Right-to-work legislation in Michigan: Thousands could mass for rallies at Capitol

Unions spent Friday organizing civil disobedience training and staffing phone banks to urge members to be at the Capitol on Tuesday for what could be one of the largest demonstrations the state’s seat of government has seen in decades. Full News here – freep

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Activist files lawsuit over right-to-work legislation

LANSING — A union activist and Highland Park school board member has filed a lawsuit against the right-to-work legislation that was partially passed in the Legislature on Thursday. Full News here – freep

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Business groups quietly welcome right-to-work legislation

Business groups quietly welcome right-to-work legislation Art Schwartz, president of Labor and Economics Associates in Ann Arbor, said right-to-work legislation will have little impact now or in the future for the Detroit Three. Michigan is just one state in which they do business. Each company runs factories … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Michigan lawmakers fast-track right-to-work legislation during chaotic day at the Capitol

Michigan, considered the birthplace of the American organized labor movement, was on a fast track to becoming the nation’s 24th right-to-work state after the state House and Senate passed a package of bills amid loud protests and a walkout by state Democrats. Full News here – freep

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Snyder, GOP leaders unveil right-to-work legislation; protestors flood Michigan Capitol

Gov. Rick Snyder said at a news conference today the Legislature will proceed with right-to-work legislation for public and private employees and he will sign the bills when the land on his desk. Only police and firefighters will be excluded, he said. While the news conference went on hundreds of right-to-work opponents picketed outside of […]

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Senate approves legislation to protect student athletes from concussions

The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Palace Sports and Entertainment: Legislation targeting ticketing practices is a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’

People on both sides of the issue say they have consumers’ best interests in mind. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan Senate approves legislation aimed at fighting blight in Detroit, other cities

Legislation approved by the Michigan Senate aims to give cities more power to fight property blight in neighborhoods. Full News here – Detroit News

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