The compromise was struck a day before a committee turns in petition signatures for a higher minimum wage hike.
State emergency officials say they are working to remove dozens of propane tanks floating in the Muskegon River as part of flood-recovery efforts in western Michigan.
“City Hall can’t bring back Detroit alone,” Bush said.
Michigan’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $10 an-hour under legislation introduced in Lansing Tuesday.
About 50 clergy members asked Snyder to take the lead on addressing gun violence during a prayer service outside the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday.
The governor said he wants to resolve the uncertainty over the law’s impact on state employees because new contract talks will begin this summer.
Gov. Rick Snyder has declared an energy emergency in the Upper Peninsula due to a shortage of propane.
Pat Hartzel traveled to Lansing to voice her opposition to fracking, a process of extracting natural gas from miles underground through high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting novice teen drivers from using a hand-held cellphone while behind the wheel, a nod to a grieving mother’s push to enact the restrictions after her daughter was killed in a car crash.
In vetoing the bills, the governor said there was no reference to abortion when the reforms were first introduced.