Asian Woman Could Be 1st In Michigan LegislatureStephanie Chang, who was born and raised in the Detroit area after her parents came from Taiwan, is co-founder and past president of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote-Michigan.
What Lawmakers Did, Didn't Do Before Summer BreakLate-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers' final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.
Michigan Legislature Adjourns Without Gas Tax HikeMichigan spends less per driver on roads than any other state, yet also has some of the country's highest taxes at the pump.
Mich. Legislature Returns After Monthlong BreakThe Senate's first action is expected to be approving a resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the North American International Auto Show.
Mich. Legislature Finishes Approving $49B BudgetThe $48.7 billion state budget is notable not just for what's in it but also for what didn't make the cut -- Snyder's proposed $2.5 billion in new spending for road repairs and health insurance for low-income adults.
Michigan Panel OKs 3% Raise For K-12 SchoolsMichigan's public schools would get about 3 percent more and it's community colleges and universities about 2 percent more in overall funding next fiscal year under measures approved by Republican-led budget panels last week.
Michigan Legislature Starts Passing Budget PlansMichigan lawmakers are taking significant steps toward passing the next state budget, expected to total about $48 billion.
Michigan House Approves Bear Cub Handling BillAn Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.