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.
Voters in Michigan will head to the ballot booth Tuesday to decide some races and millage proposals while paring down candidates in other political races.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation aimed at increasing education and training to help prevent the sexual abuse of children.
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State lawmakers have passed a bill allowing inmates to work for contractors if the state’s prison system turns food service over to private businesses.
The state Senate has failed to take action on a plan that would have set up a commission to earmark taxes and sell bonds to fix Detroit’s streetlight system.