Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.
Gov. Rick Snyder said he would prefer to see a “gradual ramp-down” of the program.
Newly elected Detroit democratic state representative Stephanie Chang of District 6 in Detroit said that granting paid sick leave to Michigan workers is not only economically beneficial, it’s the right thing to do.
A package approved Thursday would carve out pellet and air guns from some Michigan firearms laws.
The legislation would allow charges to be brought against abusers regardless of when the crime occurred.
Michigan lawmakers are again trying to overhaul how concealed gun licenses are issued after Gov. Rick Snyder recently vetoed legislation.
A state senator is sponsoring legislation to make it a felony to assault a referee or other official at a sporting event.
“We need to make sure that e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing devices are regulated in the best interest of public health,” the governor said.
Snyder said the bills “may increase the risks faced by victims of domestic abuse.”
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.