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Southwest Michigan Today: Tuesday December 4, 2018 - WMUK

December 4, 2018 - 08:33
Southwest Michigan Today: Tuesday December 4, 2018  WMUK

Protests outside the Michigan Chamber of Commerce over efforts to change Michigan's minimum wage law. Kalamazoo plans to reinvest captured tax revenue ...

Michigan groups protest lame duck bills - Interlochen

December 4, 2018 - 08:15
Michigan groups protest lame duck bills  Interlochen

Several Michigan groups joined together Monday to protest bills being pushed through the lame duck session that they say would hurt working families.

As he exits, Michigan lawmaker wants to gut wetland protection, boost waste - Bridge Michigan

December 4, 2018 - 06:05
As he exits, Michigan lawmaker wants to gut wetland protection, boost waste  Bridge Michigan

Term-limited Republican Sen. Tom Casperson's lame-duck bills would cut wetland protections in half, raise allowable levels of radioactive landfill waste 10-fold ...

Protesters to Lame-Duck Lawmakers: Please Go Home - Public News Service

December 4, 2018 - 03:01
Protesters to Lame-Duck Lawmakers: Please Go Home  Public News Service

LANSING, Mich. — It may be cold outside, but the temperature is rising in Lansing as protesters say they don't want the Legislature to undercut the will of the ...

Michigan Republicans vote to weaken wage, sick leave initiatives - The Detroit News

December 4, 2018 - 03:00
Michigan Republicans vote to weaken wage, sick leave initiatives  The Detroit News

Legislation adopting changes to the petition-driven minimum wage hike could lead to a lower tipped wage than a 2014 minimum wage law.

Even Amended, Michigan's Paid Sick Leave Would Cost Employers $1.1 Billion - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

December 4, 2018 - 03:00
Even Amended, Michigan's Paid Sick Leave Would Cost Employers $1.1 Billion  Mackinac Center for Public Policy

The supporters of the paid sick leave ballot proposal are upset that the Legislature is considering amendments to it. They argue that the amendments “gut” the ...

Protesters speak out against lame duck - WSYM-TV

December 4, 2018 - 03:00
Protesters speak out against lame duck  WSYM-TV

Protests were happening outside the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing on Monday.

Protesters speak out against lame duck - WILX-TV

December 3, 2018 - 20:02
Protesters speak out against lame duck  WILX-TV

Protests were happening outside the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing on Monday.

Advocacy Groups Protest Lame Duck Legislation Changes - WKAR

December 3, 2018 - 18:04
Advocacy Groups Protest Lame Duck Legislation Changes  WKAR

Several Michigan groups joined together Monday to protest bills being pushed through the lame duck session that they say would hurt working families.

Questions remain about recreational marijuana legalization - WLNS

December 3, 2018 - 16:50
Questions remain about recreational marijuana legalization  WLNS

Recreational marijuana is officially legal on December 6 in Michigan, but questions remain about when and where it can be consumed.

GOP lawmakers cut holes in Michigan's paid sick leave initiative - The Detroit News

December 3, 2018 - 15:45
GOP lawmakers cut holes in Michigan's paid sick leave initiative  The Detroit News

Over 160000 Michigan small firms employing more than 1 million workers would be exempt from providing paid sick leave under GOP bills.