High-level talks over fixing Michigan’s deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.
A spat that led the Republican leader of the Michigan House to remove eight Democrats from committees has been resolved.
The top Republican in the Michigan House removed eight Democrats from committees Tuesday because they missed meetings last week amid heightened tension between Republican and Democratic leaders in the chamber.
The GOP-led Senate is preparing to approve a budget without extra money in the rainy day fund, which at $505 million is the healthiest it has been in a dozen years.
The former GOP Presidential candidate will now spend more time at a local school after his appearance had, at one point, been canceled.
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will introduce a baby journal in Michigan aimed at new moms that will be given at hospitals called “Love, Read, Learn.”
Gov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.
A group of young Republican activists are calling for the resignation of Michigan’s Republican National Committeeman over a Facebook post concerning gays and lesbians.
With claims that the voice of the people have not been heard – several House Democrats are making the rounds to be sure voters have an opportunity to air their concerns.
A multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn’t appear headed for a vote — at least for now.