Michigan teachers would no longer have to join unions under legislation state Senate Republicans plan to introduce in the coming weeks.
Lawmakers have approved a plan to force local governments and school districts to cap health care spending or risk losing state aid.
The state’s teachers union is under fire over reports that it’s behind several high-profile recall attempts.
Legislation crucial to keeping Detroit financially afloat have passed the Michigan House.
Hundreds of Michigan business leaders and politicians are on Mackinac Island for the annual policy conference hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber.
Cuts to the state’s public schools may not be as deep as originally thought.
Republicans who control the Michigan Senate are continuing their push to require public employees in the state to pay at least 20 percent of their health insurance premiums.
Schools have been taking one cut after another for year after year and they’re saying now that there is this surplus, give it to us to buy down that cut per pupil number.
After the big debate over Michigan’s budget — the necessary cuts and the restructuring of the business tax plan — there’s word that there are millions in unanticipated dollars sitting in the state treasury, which earlier seemed bare.
A portrait of former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has joined those of other governors at the Capitol.