Will a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan’s ravaged roads?
A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.
Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville introduced the bill about three weeks before the deadline for backers of the higher wage hike to file signatures.
Michigan’s GOP Senate leader says he’s tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
The leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it’s clear he doesn’t appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote.
State Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.
A top state lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would prevent the sale of the Detroit Institute of Art’s collection if the city goes into bankruptcy.
It was the last day to act before lawmakers take a two-week break.
A closed-door meeting between Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders failed to produce a clear direction on whether to introduce right-to-work legislation limiting unions’ ability to collect fees from non-union workers.
The Michigan Senate may discuss the proposed overhaul of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan next week, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday.