Stricter Drunken Boating Laws Take Effect This SpringThe drunken boating laws are among several signed in recent months that will launch new programs or have other implications for Michigan residents.
New Laws For 2015 OK Wine Shipments, Ban Tiger Selfies, Crack Down On MethA look at some of the new laws taking effect Jan. 1 in Michigan and across the nation.
New Laws Cover Traffic Fees, Meth, Rape EvidenceA new year means new laws.
Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid ExpansionGov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here's the top 10.
Mich. Crime Victims Get More Notice Under New LawA law signed this week by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley requires that Michigan crime victims be notified of certain situations involving the defendants who perpetrated crimes against them.
Michigan Governor Signs New Emergency Manager LawGov. Rick Snyder has signed a law that gives distressed communities the ability to choose an emergency manager or other remedies to fix their finances.
Mich. Dems Seek Repeal Of 'Stand Your Ground' LawsMore than a dozen Democratic Michigan House members have introduced legislation to repeal the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law after the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
New Law Bans Docking Boats At Road Ends OvernightBoaters no longer will be able to tie up overnight at spots where public roads end on lakes and other waterways under a measure signed into law this week by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.
Michigan House Begins Medical Marijuana HearingsThe 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.
Michigan Ministers Sue To Stop US Hate Crime LawA three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati is taking up the claim of three Michigan ministers that a federal hate crime law infringes on their First Amendment rights and should be declared unconstitutional.
Mich. Beer Keg Tag Law Takes EffectBuying a keg of beer now requires a little more paperwork. Starting Tuesday, beer kegs are required to be sold with tags that can identify who bought them.
Mich. Beer Kegs Will Require Tags Starting Nov. 1Police across the state are getting a new crime fighting tool to catch people who give minors alcohol.