Senate Approves Bill That Might Stop Pro-Marijuana Ballot ProposalSen. Coleman Young II of Detroit accused Republicans of pushing the legislation to kill the marijuana drive.
Michigan Would Get 'Tax Holidays' If Lawmaker Has WayThe legislation would allow residents to buy certain items during the "holidays" without having to pay Michigan's six percent sales tax.
Michigan House Stalls Package To Raise Speed LimitsThe House was a few votes short of passing the main piece of legislation when leaders stopped the voting.
Michigan Senate Approves Bill To Ban Booze At Fully-Nude BarsMichigan would strip state liquor licenses from bars offering fully-nude entertainment under a bill passed by the state Senate.
Michigan Committee To Begin Reviewing Detroit Schools PlanA plan to restructure Detroit's ailing school district is set for review in a legislative committee.
Snyder OKs Bills To Link Emergency Contact Info With IDsNew laws will let Michigan residents have their emergency contact info linked to their driver's license or state ID.
Michigan Lawmakers May Raise Speed Limits On Rural HighwaysSpeed limits could increase on some rural highways and expressways under legislation approved by a Michigan legislative committee.
Lawmakers Propose Bills After Sick-Outs Shut Detroit SchoolsMajority Republicans in Michigan's Legislature say the bills will make it easier to deem such work stoppages illegal strikes.
New Service Animal Law Includes Voluntary State ID, PatchThe legislation was initiated to help veterans with "invisible" wounds from war like post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury but was expanded to consider others with disabilities, too.
Snyder Signs Law Restricting Information About Ballot IssuesLocal officials said the law will keep voters in the dark about taxes and other important issues
Gov. Snyder OKs End Of Straight-Party Voting Option In MichiganMichigan was among 10 states to still let voters support an entire ticket of one party's candidates with a single mark.
Gov. Snyder Is Pressed To Veto Bill Restricting Ballot Issue InfoOpponents say the measure would keep voters in the dark about taxes and other issues.
Third Petition For Recreational Marijuana OK'd For Signature CollectingThe State Board of Canvassers has approved yet another initiative to legalize recreational cannabis across Michigan.
Michigan Elections Board Approves Formatting Of Gay Rights PetitionThe Fair Michigan ballot committee now must gather roughly 315,000 valid voter signatures by summer to put the initiative on the November statewide ballot.
President Obama Signs Law Banning Microbeads"We are going to fight any activity that puts our beloved Great Lakes in jeopardy," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.