local governments

Michigan Senate Says 'Yes' To American Made U.S. FlagsThe bill specifically says local governments have to buy American-made US flags.
Warren Ordinance Challenges Michigan Fireworks LawWarren city officials on Tuesday night approved an emergency ordinance about when and where people may set off powerful fireworks recently legalized by the state.
Fireworks Ordinance In Warren May Put Kibosh On July 4th CelebrationsWarren City Council is expected to pass a fireworks ordinance that could make fourth of July-themed plans in the city fizzle.
Communities Move To Silence Bigger FireworksA growing number of Michigan communities are seeking to silence more powerful fireworks that now are legal in the state.
Local Officials Skeptical Of Michigan Biz Tax CutsRepublican lawmakers have long wanted to get rid of a tax on equipment they say is keeping manufacturers from hiring more workers. But there's a hitch, since many local officials don't trust lawmakers to make up the lost funds.
Michigan Begins Congressional Redistricting In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.