The vast majority of people in this state don’t want this ugly policy. A lot of them are extremely offended by it.”
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder’s push for the legislation.
Medical marijuana measures have moved forward in the Michigan House, including one that would allow pharmacy sales of the drug.
Michigan lawmakers moved to raise maximum contributions to candidates for the first time in decades and keep intact rules so donors behind certain political ads can stay anonymous.
Democrats call it the “rape insurance” bill.
A state lawmaker wants late-night gas stations to have at least two employees on staff — or working security cameras.
If lawmakers vote to restrict insurance coverage of abortions in Michigan, it would affect a small number of abortions because the vast majority already are paid for out of pocket.
Michigan is close to enacting new laws to subject violators to potential jail time and streamline procedures to garnish their wages.
A bill moving through Lansing could give a big tax break to oil and gas companies.
State legislators are sharply divided over an emerging plan to require Michigan insurance companies to tell policyholders the impact of the federal health care law on their premiums.