Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law to gradually eliminate extra “responsibility” fees that are imposed on drivers for certain traffic offenses.
Michigan now has a law ensuring that women have the right to breastfeed their babies in public.
The legislation – approved 100-10 in the House and 24-12 by the Senate – includes nearly $37.5 billion for all general funding not including an overall 4 percent increase for K-12 schools, universities and community colleges that was approved late Wednesday.
Time is running out for lawmakers to get a deal done to fix the crumbling roads before their self-imposed summer break.
Michigan will spend 4 percent more next year on public schools and pause plans to replace its standardized test with one being developed by a group of states, under a K-12 budget headed toward final approval this week.
A House panel is supporting legislation to raise the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour after the Senate passed a $9.20 per hour plan.
When 11,000 untested rape kits were discovered in Detroit in 2009, Michigan officials faced two major questions going forward…
The bill approved Thursday comes in response to a backlog of roughly 11,000 rape kits discovered in Detroit in 2009.
The Michigan House voted Thursday to spend $195 million to help prevent steep cuts in Detroit retiree pensions and the sale of art.
Supporters of the bill say that the DIA is getting enough money in the “Grand Bargain.”