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.
Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
The leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.
Under a six-measure package introduced by Republicans on Wednesday, the gasoline tax would nearly double and registration fees for cars and pickup trucks would rise 80 percent.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to fill the gaps of Michigan’s mental health care system might lie in his ability to convince lawmakers to expand Medicaid to provide 500,000 residents with coverage under the federal Affordable Health Care Act.
Governor Rick Snyder is expected to be met by hundreds of protesters Wednesday night as he delivers his third State of the State Address.
President Barack Obama says it is “absurd” that Republicans would threaten to let the United States default on its loans.
Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return to Lansing this month.
In vetoing the bills, the governor said there was no reference to abortion when the reforms were first introduced.
It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.