Supporters say the law will help people who are currently experiencing difficulty finding a job with a felony on their record.
A look at some of the new laws taking effect Jan. 1 in Michigan and across the nation.
A new year means new laws.
Mayor Mike Duggan said the bills allow 20,000 Detroit homeowners the ability to avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.
A proposed tax hike aimed at improving Michigan’s transportation infrastructure and schools is heading to voters.
The fate of the tax hike rests entirely with voters.
The whole thing hinges, however, on what voters decide.
House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.
Leaders agree more than a billion dollars is needed to fix the roads. At issue is how much of a tax increase residents should pay.
Some lawmakers are concerned about stripping away municipalities’ control of the real-looking guns.