Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and his fellow Republicans could find themselves knee-deep in health care issues Thursday when lawmakers briefly return after a five-week break.
Saturday’s event was aimed at encouraging Michigan lawmakers to join a handful of states where laws generally don’t restrict how or where a gun is carried or require a concealed weapon license.
Michigan’s budget will have about $300 million more this year than predicted in January, a combination of higher-than-expected tax payments and fewer people receiving Medicaid and welfare benefits, according to state economists.
After twice finding out lottery winners continued to use food stamps after collecting the jackpot, Michigan lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation aimed at making sure it doesn’t happen again.
Lawmakers in Lansing are tossing around the idea of eliminating the gas tax in Michigan in favor of raising the state’s sales tax.
The state says a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from a food assistance program.
The Michigan House has started the first in a series of hearings on proposals that supporters say would clarify the state’s voter-approved law allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Lottery and other gambling winnings would factor into eligibility for welfare assistance under legislation approved Tuesday by the Republican-led Michigan House.
chigan lawmakers have approved more bills aimed at reducing the number of probate, district and circuit court judgeships statewide through attrition.
A majority of lawmakers in the Michigan Legislature have been endorsed by the state’s Right to Life organization.