The New Jobs Act would build on efforts in Michigan that are helping community colleges work with local businesses to provide training.
By the 2015-16 school year, teachers in Michigan could be fired after two straight years of ineffectiveness from evaluations of their classroom practices, mixed in with the test scores of their students.
State Senator Glenn Anderson says they’re looking at ways to increase awareness and visibility on the water.
Michigan’s GOP Senate leader says he’s tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law creating a fund to help low-income residents keep their homes warm.
A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan’s ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.
A bill approved by the Senate creates an independent, permanent state commission to establish standards designed to ensure effective counsel is given to low-income defendants.
Michigan utilities could add up to a $1 surcharge to electric bills to provide heating assistance to low-income customers under legislation headed to the governor’s desk.
The state Legislature could consider whether to eliminate gas chambers as a means of euthanization in state animal shelters.
A state law banning most animals from restaurants could change under legislation in the Michigan House.