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Bills Address Equal Pay For Women

A group of state lawmakers are pushing a series of bills designed to put women on equal pay footing with men in Michigan. Lawmakers, some who attended Tuesday’s announcement, have been trying for years to move legislation to bridge the pay gap between women and men. And each year they …

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Bill Would Protect Police Body Video From FOIA Requests

Testimony opened Tuesday in Lansing on a proposal to put restrictions on the public release of police body camera video. The measure ensures that audio and video recordings that are made inside homes and other private places are exempt from release under the Freedom of Information Act. The bill is …

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Group Seeks To Put Fracking Ban On 2016 Ballot

A state board has given an anti-fracking group the green light to move forward with gathering signatures to place a question on the November, 2016 ballot that would outlaw fracking in Michigan. It’s the third time the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan has tried to get the question on …

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