Michigan Legislature

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12:47 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Gongwer editor on new legislative session

Credit Gongwer News Service

A new legislative session has begun in Lansing. Representative Jase Bolger was re-elected Speaker of the House on Wednesday. That was a foregone conclusion, the only question was whether he would get unanimous support. But two Democrats cast no votes against Bolger as speaker. 

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7:53 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Lawmakers pass flurry of legislation in marathon session

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State House and Senate did not adjourn until 4:30a.m.
Lansing - Michigan's 96th Legislature ended its term with a marathon bill passing spree that stretched into early Friday and sent Gov. Rick Snyder dozens of measures, including a new emergency manager law, a long-awaited Detroit lighting authority bill, abortion clinic restrictions, recall reforms and tax breaks for businesses.