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.
The Republican-led Michigan House voted late Thursday to make hundreds of thousands more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, sending the legislation across the Capitol to a chamber where its prospects are less certain.
Hundreds of thousands of more low-income adults in Michigan would become eligible for government-funded health insurance under legislation backed Wednesday by a divided House committee.
Michigan’s local governments would have the option to put cameras at intersections to spot drivers running red lights under proposed legislation in the state House.
A Michigan House panel is expected to debate a bill that would provide tax credits for student loan payments.
School districts in Michigan might soon be able to add extra hours to the school day instead of extending the academic year because of too many “snow days.”
The Michigan House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved regulations for amateur mixed martial arts events, days after a 35-year-old man died after participating in a bout in Port Huron.
Supporters say paid sick leave mandates hurt businesses by raising administrative costs. But opponents say a lack of paid sick time unfairly forces workers to choose between their physical and financial health.
The Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan’s lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.
A Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state’s authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.