Few people would oppose putting more money into roads and schools. But even a perception that officials are being soft on criminals in exchange can be a spoiler
The township supervisor is calling on lawmakers to change current Michigan law that does not permit local governments to ban or even regulate gas and oil drilling.
The Michigan Legislature has given final approval to bills designed to give police more tools to arrest drivers under the influence of drugs.
Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers’ final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.
The political battle over the effort to raise the minimum wage in Michigan continues between Lansing and proponents of a petition drive.
Lawmakers say the changes will help ensure people with disabilities are treated “for who they really are.”
Michigan abortion foes have collected enough signatures to put a proposal before lawmakers to ban abortion coverage from health plans unless a separate policy is bought.
A federal court on Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan’s Republican-controlled Legislature.
Michigan consistently leads the country in the number of elected officials facing recall, but major changes to its recall rules could change that.
The $48.7 billion state budget is notable not just for what’s in it but also for what didn’t make the cut — Snyder’s proposed $2.5 billion in new spending for road repairs and health insurance for low-income adults.