Whitmer: Reinstate Incentive So Companies Can Hire WorkersGov. Gretchen Whitmer asked Michigan lawmakers to reinstate certain employers' ability to hire new workers who, while working, would still get a $300-a-week unemployment benefit into early September.
Michigan Legislature Passes $6.6B In Federal Virus AidThe Michigan Senate voted unanimously to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration reached an agreement.
SOS Jocelyn Benson Defends Appointment System Amid Legislative ScrutinySecretary of State Jocelyn Benson is defending her decision to stick with appointment-only visits to branch offices after the coronavirus pandemic, amid pushback from lawmakers who say people should again be able to go without an appointment.
Michigan Lawmakers Propose $500M To Repair Dams After BreachMichigan lawmakers proposed spending $500 million to repair aging dams a year after a hydroelectric dam failed to hold back floodwaters in the Midland area, causing more than $250 million in damage, draining lakes and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.
House GOP Plan: $80M More For Police, Including To RecruitMichigan lawmakers proposed an $80 million funding increase for law enforcement, including $47 million to help recruit and retain officers at a time the profession has been “beaten down” by anti-police sentiment.
Whitmer: Delayed Aid May Slow Vaccines; Senate Has $2B PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday pressed state lawmakers to allocate billions in federal COVID-19 aid, warning that a delay could slow Michigan’s vaccination rate and efforts to reopen schools and help ailing businesses.
Michigan Lawmakers Express Outrage Over Capitol RiotMichigan lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are speaking out condemning the actions that took place at the nation’s Capitol.
Michigan Lawmakers Call For Trump's RemovalSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi including five Michigan lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump's immediate removal from office.
Michigan Lawmakers Subpoena Detroit And Livonia ClerksMichigan lawmakers are requiring election clerks in Detroit and Livonia to be questioned over the November general election.
8 Michigan House Members, 21 Staffers Test Positive For COVID-19This comes after the House canceled its sessions this week due COVID-19 exposure concerns.
Lawmakers Approve Bill To Ban Tesla From Directly Selling Cars In MichiganThis comes after a January settlement which allowed Tesla to deliver cars directly to Michigan.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Lawmakers Approve $125M For Virus OutbreakMichigan lawmakers late Tuesday approved $125 million in emergency relief to fight the coronavirus outbreak, including $50 million to help expand the health care system's capacity amid rising cases during the pandemic.
Michigan Lawmakers Consider Banning Cat DeclawingLawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban declawing of cats in Michigan.
Michigan Bill Would Curb Pre-Approval Rules In Health CareFed-up doctors and health advocates want Michigan lawmakers to curb insurers' cost-control methods they say are delaying care, frustrating patients, and creating unnecessary red tape and expense for providers.
Detroit Schools Plagued By Mismanagement, Student LossesOfficials say only money from the state will fix the district's problems, both financial and educational.