More than a dozen Democratic Michigan House members have introduced legislation to repeal the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law after the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
Michigan’s budget will have about $300 million more this year than predicted in January, a combination of higher-than-expected tax payments and fewer people receiving Medicaid and welfare benefits, according to state economists.
Michigan’s House and Senate fiscal agencies have come out with their revenue estimates for the 2012-2013 fiscal year – and the news isn’t all good.
Among the proposed changes is a bill that would require more careful exams from specific doctors who certify patients.
Job growth in Michigan is expected to continue, but slowly, compared to 2011.
Motorcycle helmet use for adults would no longer be required in Michigan under legislation approved in a state house committee.
The Michigan legislature is considering changes to the state’s no fault insurance law. But protesters in Southfield say: “Keep your hands off”.
The Republican-controlled Michigan House has voted to change the tenure system for teachers in the state.
A bill to outlaw item pricing was introduced earlier this month in the state house.