The top issue for Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders remains a potential tax increase to boost road funding.
Most recently, scrappers sidelined a major and long-awaited project in Detroit when they stole copper wiring for new LED freeway lights installed through a $3.2 million program.
It’s a possibility, as a plan is currently emerging in the State Capitol to raise the sales tax from six to seven percent to help pay for road maintenance.
This is the first effort to repeal the Right to Work law.
It would no doubt be controversial, but the idea of dissolving the city of Detroit and absorbing it into Wayne County is being tossed around in Lansing.
A Lansing judge has been appointed as a one-person grand jury to investigate allegations of election fraud against Bolger and the state representative candidate, Roy Schmidt, R-Grand Rapids, who switched parties at his alleged urging.
A new statewide survey is out on the potential for a white mayor in Detroit.
A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.
A ban on “partial-birth” abortions has cleared another hurdle in Lansing.
Michigan teachers would no longer have to join unions under legislation state Senate Republicans plan to introduce in the coming weeks.