michigan senate

Lawmakers Look To End Sales Tax On Gun Safety DevicesSupporters say Michigan should do all it can to promote gun safety.
Michigan Senate OKs 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For Roads [Podcast]It was a close one, with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley serving as a tie-breaker.
Michigan Senate Considers 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For RoadsThe proposal would raise the 19-cent gas tax by a nickel each year over three years.
Charged With Domestic Violence And Assault, State Senator Virgil Smith Returns To Work"This is the first time in two weeks that he has shown up for work, given his difficulties with the law..."
No Summer Vacation? Senate Adds Days To Session Schedule After Road-Funding RejectionThe Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week's ballot.
Michigan Senate Leader Hints At Resignation Of Senator Facing Assault ChargesThe 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.
Sweet! Michigan Senate Passes Bill Allowing Bake Sales As School FundraisersA bill to allow three fundraising bake sales in public schools per week has been passed by the Michigan Senate.
Dems, GOP Vie For Control Of Michigan LegislatureThe 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.
Michigan Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage To $9.20A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.
Michigan Senate Says No To Sale Of E-Cigarettes To MinorsE-cigarettes are sold in dozens of flavors that appeal to kids, including cotton candy, bubble gum, and orange cream soda.
Senate OKs Bill Letting Landlords Ban Medical MarijuanaThe bill would prohibit medical marijuana users from growing or smoking weed in rental properties, including hotels.
Michigan Senate Says 'Yes' To American Made U.S. FlagsThe bill specifically says local governments have to buy American-made US flags.