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.
The Flint man told police hethreatened to kill the lawmakers if they didn’t “do something” about the Michigan Corrections Department, which he blames for health problems.
Lawmakers have an extra $700 million to use in finalizing a roughly $49 billion spending plan thanks to better-than-expected tax collections.
Some Michigan lawmakers are considering whether surveillance cameras or other security measures should be required at certain businesses following the disappearance of a 25-year-old mother and gas station night clerk.