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.
It was the last day to act before lawmakers take a two-week break.
It appears certain that so-called “right-to-work” legislation will be introduced in Michigan on Thursday.
The Michigan Senate has approved a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan overhaul that supporters say levels the playing field among health insurers and critics argue doesn’t adequately protect elderly and vulnerable residents.
The bill, passed by the Senate on Tuesday, would prohibit the disclosure unless the winner agrees to it in writing.
If legislation working its way through the Michigan Senate had been law last month, the world might never know the name and face of Donald Lawson of Lapeer, who claimed his prize for winning the $337 million in the Powerball lottery game.
The Michigan Senate has passed legislation requiring prison sentences of at least 25 years for people convicted of three or more serious violent crimes who commit one more.
The Democratic leader in the Michigan Senate is asking that a one-person grand jury be appointed to decide whether to charge anyone with crimes stemming from a fellow lawmaker’s last-minute switch to the Republican Party.
Voters across Metro Detroit are heading to the polls Tuesday to voice their choice in Michigan’s primary elections.
Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state’s two black congressmen in Tuesday’s primary election.
- The Reunion Project – Friday Fun (5/17) May 17, 2013
- Trey Burke Talks Fab Five, Detroit Pistons With Ryan Wooley May 13, 2013
- Leach’s Lists: Three Keys For The Red Wings To Win Game 7 May 11, 2013
- Cedar Point’s GateKeeper Is A Real Crowd Pleaser May 11, 2013