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.
Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that a resolution has passed in the Michigan Senate proclaiming March 24-30 as Michigan STEM Awareness Week, drawing attention to the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in Michigan.
The Senate voted to curtail state regulators’ consideration of biological diversity when designating sections of state forests, over objections from environmentalists who say the “anti-science” bill would gut a practice in place for nearly 100 years.
An Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is closer to becoming a customer-owned nonprofit after the Republican-led Michigan House approved legislation Thursday.
The state Senate has again approved a proposal to end Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s tax-exempt status and transform it from a charitable trust to a customer-owned nonprofit.
This is the first effort to repeal the Right to Work law.
The Republican-led Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee plans to consider three gun-related bills introduced in the first week of the state’s legislative session.
Twenty-eight new lawmakers are joining the Michigan Legislature on the first day of the next two-year session.
Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.