Michigan governor vetoes bill allowing concealed weapons in public places
Protesters camped out in the
December 18th, 2012
06:06 PM ET
1 year ago

Michigan governor vetoes bill allowing concealed weapons in public places

(CNN) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed legislation that would have allowed concealed pistol license holders who undergo additional training to carry concealed pistols in schools and other public places, his office said Tuesday in a statement.

Snyder rejected the bill because it did not provide an opportunity for public places - such as schools, day care centers and hospitals - to exempt themselves from the provision, the statement said.

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Filed under: Gun rights • Michigan
December 7th, 2012
08:01 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama requests $60.4B for Sandy relief

New York (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Friday asked Congress to provide $60.4 billion for states affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Obama's request, made in a letter, falls short of the total damage estimate in affected states.

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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Chris Christie • New Jersey • New York • President Obama