ballot proposals

Andy Robins / WMUK

This week, the Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments on a debate that started during a contentious and busy lame duck session last year. Whether or not the state’s highest court will actually step in with a ruling remains to be seen.


Anti-Abortion Groups Prepare For Petition Drives

Jun 26, 2019
Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

Anti-abortion groups will soon be on sidewalks and at events around the state, asking voters to support measures that would restrict abortion in Michigan. 


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Citizens Research Council of Michigan President Eric Lupher says businesses in Michigan will have a “fine line to navigate” if voters approve a proposal to legalize marijuana. That’s in part because pot would remain illegal under federal law.


Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, The Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) Whether another initiative can go on the November ballot could be decided by the Michigan Supreme Court. 

Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press

Bridge reporter Mike Wilkinson says you can drive for long stretches in western states without realizing that marijuana is legal, but he says all of a sudden you see billboards advertising pot.


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