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Lawmakers know best? Michigan Senate, not public, expected to vote on wolf hunt initiative

A much more detailed investigation of Michigan’s political machinations as it relates going around the diplomatic process.

LANSING, MI — Michigan’s Republican-led Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on “citizen initiated legislation” that would allow wolf hunting to continue in the state and effectively undermine two referendums set to appear on the November general election ballot.

The Michigan House may take up the measure later this month.

Approval and enactment of the initiative could be the definitive blow in a two-year battle over wolf hunting that has played out in the Michigan Capitol and across the state via competing petition drives.

• Related: The wolf hunt timeline

Some 297,000 registered voters signed a petition to advance the pro-hunt bill. Petitions for two anti-wolf hunt referendums contained valid signatures from an estimated 214,000 and 183,000 registered voters, respectively…

Read the entire article on mlive.com: Lawmakers know best? Michigan Senate, not public, expected to vote on wolf hunt initiative

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