We know that last week the state Senate gave speedy approval to a minimum wage measure.
Now the House is giving a fast-track to its own version, and both are designed to kill off a citizen petition drive to put the question of raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour on the November ballot.
Why is the House acting on this issue so quickly?
And what do Michigan voters think about raising the minimum wage?
Kathleen Gray, a political reporter for the Detroit Free Press, joined us from the State Capitol.
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