michigan ballot proposals

7:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Wolf Hunt Vote Continues Debate Over Ballot Measures

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House could vote this week to uphold the wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula
Lansing The state increasingly is embroiled in a debate about whether controversial issues such as wolf hunting and mandatory union dues payments should be decided by elected officials reflecting their constituents wishes or directly by the people at the voting booth.
4:40 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Groups hope to raise Michigan's minimum wage through ballot proposal

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Michigan's minimum wage was increased to $7.40 in 2008. Federal minimum wage is $7.25
LANSING - A coalition of labor and civil rights groups have formed a committee that could push for a ballot proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage. The organizations on Monday said they were going to submit paperwork to the Michigan Secretary of State to form a ballot proposal committee.