Most legislative resistance to ridesharing appears to be less about the service and more about the finer points.
Amazon and other online retailers with ties to Michigan would have to collect its 6 percent sales tax on purchases under legislation approved Thursday by a divided Senate.
Backers say coerced abortions are a real problem and detractors counter that they already are illegal.
It’s crunch time for Michigan lawmakers to reach a deal to address deteriorating roads and bridges.
License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients
“Talk about controversy,” said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. “Wow.”
Democrats say it’s a politically motivated bid to help Republicans hold power whenever longtime Executive L. Brooks Patterson retires.
School districts would have to include cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policies and report bullying data to the state under a bill moving ahead in the Legislature.
Michigan lawmakers are breathing new life into bills that would force retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state’s sales tax on Internet purchases.
The bill also would lift a $2 million-per-employee cap on salaries counted as expenditures that can be reimbursed by the state.
The bill let bars and restaurants that pay a $10,000 annual fee sell alcoholic drinks until 4 a.m.