Snyder Signs Bills To Delay, Scale Back Minimum Wage And Paid Sick Leave Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers.
Michigan Gov. Elect Meets With President Talks Infrastructure, CarpMichigan Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer said she pushed for upgrading road and water infrastructure and keeping invasive carp out of the Great Lakes in a meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump.
Michigan Republicans Vote To Gut Wage, Paid Sick Time Laws The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Tuesday passed bills that would delay a minimum wage hike and scale back paid sick leave requirements.
Sick Leave Advocates In Michigan Plan 2020 Ballot Drive If Law GuttedAdvocates of paid sick leave are planning to launch a 2020 ballot drive if a new Michigan law is gutted by Republican-controlled Legislature.
Whitmer Win Follows Wakeup Call for DemsMichigan Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer's decisive victory was powered not just by places Democrats typically carry in a successful statewide campaign, strongholds like Detroit and suburban bellwethers such as Oakland and Macomb counties.
New Muslim Congresswoman Will Seek To Allow Religious Headwear In The HouseLast week, Democrats announced a proposal to end a rule that bans headwear on the House floor. Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim congresswomen, vocally supported the move on social media this weekend.
What You Should Know About Florida's Vote RecountThe Florida secretary of state announced Saturday afternoon that the razor-thin races for governor, senator and agriculture commissioner will be reviewed in a series of recounts.
Snyder Calls For Civility, Doesn't Mention Flint In Address Gov. Rick Snyder has given another pitch for civility in government and politics.
Ocasia-Cortez Can't Afford D.C. Apartment Until Congressional Salary Starts In JanuaryCongresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not be able to afford a Washington, DC, apartment until her salary kicks in when she assumes office in January, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
Record Number Of Women Elected To The HouseA record number of women are projected to win seats in the House in a massive night for female candidates across the political spectrum.
Michigan Matters: A Celebration of Veterans Day, Wrap Up Election 2018On this Week's Michigan Matters, Carol Cain sits down with WWII Veteran Army Staff Sgt. William C. Brown to discuss his incredible life story, including one that involves him engraving his canteen with the locations he was in during the war.
What Gretchen Whitmer Promises To Accomplish As Michigan's Next GovernorThis report documents all Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer's plans for Michigan.