A House panel is supporting legislation to raise the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour after the Senate passed a $9.20 per hour plan.
The bill approved Thursday comes in response to a backlog of roughly 11,000 rape kits discovered in Detroit in 2009.
Supporters of the bill say that the DIA is getting enough money in the “Grand Bargain.”
A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.
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The Senate’s first action is expected to be approving a resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the North American International Auto Show.
The $370,000 renovations providing modern upgrades while staying true to the Capitol’s Victorian past.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.
A state law banning most animals from restaurants could change under legislation in the Michigan House.
Michigan utilities could add up to a $1 surcharge to electric bills to provide heating assistance to the poor under legislation that has passed the state House.