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  • High court upholds law requiring state workers to pay to pensions

    July 31, 2015

    The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a law requiring veteran state employees to contribute 4 percent of their pay to qualify for a full pension in retirement.

  • Friday Feature: Historic Handover

    July 31, 2015

    Once an exclusive boarding house for single college students, the historic Hecker-Smiley Mansion at Woodward and Ferry in Detroit now is returning to “university life” after nearly a quarter of a century in loving legal hands.

  • Daily Briefs . . .

    July 31, 2015

    The Michigan Supreme Court says the state’s sentencing guidelines are unconstitutional if they increase mandatory minimum prison terms based on factors not found by a jury.

  • Unions representing state workers lose case over dues

    July 31, 2015

    Thousands of Michigan state employees can’t be forced to pay labor unions for negotiating contracts and providing other services, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday.

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