Michigan Legislature

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Name: Michigan Legislature
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Backing wolves

To the Journal editor: It is a sad day when Michigan legislature votes to try to silence the voice of its citizens once again.Instead of waiting for the November ballot when the people could have their say, the vote was cast in favor of a wolf hunt without ... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Workers need higher wages

Under pressure by a ballot campaign to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 and to eventually bring tipped workers up to minimum wage, the Michigan Legislature voted May 27 to increase the wage to $9.25 in four steps, the first of which takes effect Mond ... [Published Detroit News - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A look at the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

Read more: Local, Politics, Outdoors, Environment, Michigan House, Michigan Senate, Wolf Hunt, Game Species, NRC, November Ballot, Referendum, Wolf Hunt Legislation Passes, Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Actsave0000LANSING -- The Michigan ... [Published Upper Michigans Source - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

School leaders, parents bring attention to need for more K-12 funding as kids head back to school

Ramsey, parent chair of the Friends of Kent County Schools advocacy group, joined a group calling for the Michigan Legislature to invest more in K-12 education at a press conference at Godfrey-Lee High School in Wyoming, Related: "It's becoming increasingly ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Votes 8/27/14

MichiganVotes.org is a free, non-partisan website created by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy to provide concise, non-partisan, plain-English descriptions of every bill and vote in the Michigan House and Senate. While the Legislature is on a summer ... [Published Fenton Tri-County Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Petition outcome attempt at stealing citizens' voices

_ Have you ever signed a petition because you wanted your voice heard? The outcome you expected was to have a vote on an issue you felt strongly about.I have.I have helped put wolf hunting before the citizens of Michigan twice.The first time the Michigan ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

On wolf hunt, Michigan Legislature tries to thwart right to vote — again

Has the will of the people been usurped by the Legislature so that we no longer have a voice? This happened recently with the minimum wage petition, which prompted the Legislature to raise the minimum wage in a ploy to thwart Democrats from coming to ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tim Skubick: Kudos to voters who know the difference between Congress and the Michigan Legislature

There is an endless debate regarding the intellectual prowess of the electorate or lack of same.On one hand it apparently did not do its due diligence on Proposal One as many are now lamenting, Geez, I would have voted “no” had I known this was so bad. ... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Walsh: School funding increased again

The Michigan Legislature recently adopted a bipartisan and balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY ’15), including $13.9 billion for the K-12 school system. The remaining budget of $39.2 billion funds all other state obligations, such as the state police, ... [Published Novi News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Time for Michigan Legislature to give juvenile lifers a 2nd chance (guest column)

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Miller v. Alabama that giving a mandatory life without parole sentence to a teen violates the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment.The Michigan Legislature responded by removing the mandatory ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Asian woman could be 1st in Michigan Legislature

DETROITStephanie Chang won the Democratic race in Tuesday's primary for the House seat held by term-limited Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who was born to Palestinian parents. Tlaib ran for the state Senate but appeared to lose to incumbent Virgil Smith based on ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan legislature poised to vote on misleading wildlife management act

Once again, Michiganders are getting an alarming sense of the power special interest groups have in the state. After two petition drives and hundreds of thousands of signatures gathered to allow voters to decide how wildlife is managed, the legislature ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 06 2014]

Quotes

Michigan currently has a congressman (albeit not for long), Kerry Bentivolio (R-Milford), who promised to hold a hearing  because he was "concerned that the government might be spraying mind-altering drugs and/or toxins into the sky with chemtrails from jets" as Deadline Detroit put it
"Welcome to Detroit, the Comeback City. We are proud to have one of the nation's largest Muslim communities" Michigan's own Governor Rick Snyder said in the inaugural session, welcoming all attendants, OnIslam.net correspondent reported
...have made this into a wolf hunting bill, it's not, it's actually a scientific game management bill," says Debbie Munson Badini of the Michigan DNR. "It gives the NRC the ability to declare game species, which could include wolves in the future once they get the authority to do that, but it does not actually specifically refer to wolves."
...increasingly difficult for teachers to give students the one-on-one attention they need and deserve," said the mother of three school-aged children. "Parents across Michigan are seeing and experiencing the same thing - continued cuts to precious programs that help their children."

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Backing wolves [Published Marquette Mining Journal - 21 hours ago]
Susan J. Demas: From chemtrails to vaccination ... [Published Jackson and Lansing Business - 22 hours ago]
Workers need higher wages [Published Detroit News - Sep 01 2014]
Detroit Welcomes US Muslim Convention [Published IslamOnline NET - Aug 31 2014]
Michigan Poised to Implement New Construction C... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 29 2014]
Tips for law enforcement: Preparing for and res... [Published MSU Extension - Aug 29 2014]
A look at the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Cons... [Published Upper Michigans Source - Aug 29 2014]
West Bloomfield Township Supervisor to visit ca... [Published Oakland Press - Aug 29 2014]
Expand Healthy Kids Dental to all remaining cou... [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Michigan Votes [Published Heritage News-Herald - Aug 28 2014]
School leaders, parents bring attention to need... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
Storm leaves thousands of Metro Detroit residen... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 28 2014]
Wolf hunt can proceed after Michigan House vote [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 27 2014]
Schools armed with epipens for emergencies [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Aug 27 2014]
Michigan Votes 8/27/14 [Published Fenton Tri-County Times - Aug 27 2014]
Letter: Petition outcome attempt at stealing ci... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 25 2014]
Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for... [Published Metro Parent - Aug 25 2014]
August 22, 2014, MichiganVotes Weekly Report [Published Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Aug 22 2014]
Portage schools adopts new emergency anaphylaxi... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a... [Published Resilience - Aug 22 2014]
Report Urges Action on Statewide E-filing to Im... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
On wolf hunt, Michigan Legislature tries to thw... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 21 2014]
Campaign notebook: Endorsement for Bizon, fundr... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 19 2014]
MEAP Is Back, But What Is The Future of Michiga... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Aug 19 2014]
Old U.S. 27 classic car tour in town today [Published Coldwater Daily Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Michigan Board of Education asks for input on s... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 18 2014]
Bill Schroer: Legislature in a rush to endanger... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Aug 16 2014]
State Rep. Rashida Tlaib to speak at Muskegon W... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Scio Township Board hesitant to enact immediate... [Published AnnArbor.com - Aug 15 2014]
2014 election: 66th District House candidates t... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
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The cruel sham of “right to try” comes to Michi... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 14 2014]
There are times when supporting science-based health policy and opposing health policies that sound compassionate but are not are easily portrayed as though I’m opposing mom, apple pie, and the American flag. One such type of misguided policy that ...
Canada, U.S. form new agency to push forward on... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has named the team that’s going to oversee the construction and operation of the new Detroit-Windsor bridge, the Canadian government’s strongest indication yet that it is determined to make the biggest public-private partnerships ...
The false hope of “right-to-try” metastasizes t... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
Ed. note: Please read disclaimer in Dr. Gorski’s profile ! There are times when supporting science-based health policy and opposing health policies that sound compassionate but are not are easily portrayed as though I’m opposing mom, apple pie, ...
Read this! An example of theft through words!!!... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 20 2014]
Pension Malpractice and Fund Raids [Michigan Capitol Confidential] : "Everyone's doing it!By JACK MCHUGH|July 16, 2014A Wall Street Journal editorial bemoans gimmicks used to “pay for” a federal road funding bill without either raising taxes or cutting ...
This writer is delusional------Grading the Mich... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 24 2014]
Grading the Michigan Legislature: Failed on roads, but not on Detroit |Detroit Free Press|freep.com : "Detroit: A It’d be hard to overstate the sheer shock value of the debate and voting over the grand bargain legislation that will send nearly $200 ...
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