It was a close one, with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley serving as a tie-breaker.
The proposal would raise the 19-cent gas tax by a nickel each year over three years.
“This is the first time in two weeks that he has shown up for work, given his difficulties with the law…”
The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.
The leader of the Michigan Senate says a senator facing criminal charges should give “serious consideration” to whether or not he can still serve his constituents.
A bill to allow three fundraising bake sales in public schools per week has been passed by the Michigan Senate.
The fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.
A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.
E-cigarettes are sold in dozens of flavors that appeal to kids, including cotton candy, bubble gum, and orange cream soda.
The bill would prohibit medical marijuana users from growing or smoking weed in rental properties, including hotels.