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  1. Senate Committee approves ban on e-cigs for minors and on powdered acohol for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan would see a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and a ban on the sale of powdered alcohol to anyone, under bills approved this week by a Senate committee. The bills also would prohibit the possession and use of e-cigarettes by minors.

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  2. Lawmakers want to protect charity poker roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    State Senator Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, says bills he and State Representative Tom Barrett, R-Potterville, introduced would make those rules permanent. "These are the local Lions, school groups, veterans groups, police and fire groups," says Jones, "and they badly need this charity money."

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  3. Lawmakers consider penalties for failing to call 911 when someone is in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    State lawmakers are debating whether someone should face penalties if they fail to act when they know someone else is in danger. State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, says people should have a legal "duty to act" when they know someone faces serious injury or death.

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  4. Lawmakers consider harsher penalties for attacking sports refereesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Under the bills, a person would face up to three years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000 for attacking a referee. "I think whenever you do that you're inviting a riot, dozens of injuries, and probably even death," said Sen. Rick Jones , who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, voted against the bill in committee.

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  5. Pro-gun groups blast state Senate for passing "no-carry zone" exemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Retired federal law enforcement officials would be able to carry concealed weapons in "no carry zones" under a bill approved by the state Senate. The bill got overwhelming bipartisan support.

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  6. Will Michigan allow the death penalty for cop killers? Don't bet on itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    A resolution in the state Senate would allow the death penalty for people convicted of murdering police officers in the line of duty. But the Republican chair of the committee considering the measure - who also happens to be a former police officer - says he will not support the measure.

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  7. State Senate panel to take up animal abuse bills TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    A state Senate panel will take up a pair of bills on Tuesday that would increase penalties for serial animal abusers. The worst offenders - those who abuse 25 or more animals or who have three or more prior convictions - would face felony charges and up to seven years in prison.

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  8. Abortion coercion bills clear Michigan SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    The Republican-led Michigan Senate has voted to make it a crime to coerce a woman to have an abortion against her will. The legislation would prohibit stalking or assaulting a pregnant woman or anyone else with the intent to force an abortion against her wishes.

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