Upbeat Republican lawmakers chose new, potentially more conservative leaders Thursday to help set their agenda in 2015 and beyond in a Legislature where the majority GOP will have an even bigger footprint.
A spat that led the Republican leader of the Michigan House to remove eight Democrats from committees has been resolved.
The top Republican in the Michigan House removed eight Democrats from committees Tuesday because they missed meetings last week amid heightened tension between Republican and Democratic leaders in the chamber.
Some lawmakers say Snyder will be painting a deceiving picture during his third State of the State address.
Voters in part of Genesee County picked another Republican to replace a recalled GOP lawmaker in the Michigan House on Tuesday, while a Democrat will take the place of a party colleague in a district representing part of Oakland County.