Howze first announced in February that she planned to forgo another term in the House and seek the Detroit mayor’s office in the 2013 election.
A State Senate committee has approved changes to the law that include allowing people to carry concealed weapons in churches, schools and sports arenas
A bill in Lansing would force inmates to pay sales tax on prison purchases for the first time in more than 40 years.
A recent report found that the expansion of charter schools has led to classrooms being more segregated today than they were 30 years ago.
The Republican-led Michigan Legislature narrowly approved a measure Wednesday that would prohibit public schools from automatically deducting union dues from the paychecks of teachers and other employees.
Some underage drinkers who seek medical help would get amnesty from prosecution under a bill approved by the Michigan House.
A majority of lawmakers in the Michigan Legislature have been endorsed by the state’s Right to Life organization.
Several fireworks companies are suing over what they call Michigan’s excessive insurance requirements under a new state law.
A coalition fighting proposed changes to Michigan’s auto insurance laws filed a lawsuit Monday seeking claims information from an association that handles medical bills for seriously injured accident victims.
A package of bills soon to be introduced in the Michigan Legislature is expected to propose higher vehicle registration fees and tax changes to raise more money for road repairs.