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The number of things state employee unions can bargain for shrunk Wednesday. A state board voted to eliminate their collective bargaining powers on, among other things, seniority and provisions related to overtime and job transfers.

Republicans in Lansing worked at a breakneck speed today to pass legislation expanding campaign donation limits to certain types of big donors.   

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The state pipeline safety board met for the first time today since it was revealed that Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline had lost some of its coating. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports.

Various signs of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing.
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Medical marijuana users who buy from dispensaries will need to find a new source by December 15th. Cheyna Roth reports.

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The future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan could be decided Tuesday. The state Medical Marijuana Licensing Board meets again to discuss whether current dispensaries should be able to get a license. Cheyna Roth has more.

A change to the state’s minimum wage might be on the 20-18 ballot. Cheyna Roth explains restaurant owners are already speaking out against the proposal.  


The state Legislature was back in session for its first day of voting today and lawmakers were met with protestors at the Capitol.

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Governor Rick Snyder plans to announce a new recycling initiative this fall.