Michigan Court Asked To Change Dates To Draw Political MapsA clash over the Michigan Constitution hit the state's highest court Monday as a commission that must draw seats for Congress and the Legislature asked for new deadlines to produce maps because of a delay in detailed census data.
Michigan House Votes To Limit State Severance DealsThe Michigan House voted unanimously to curb the size of severance deals for state officials unless they limit the state’s legal exposure and details are made public.
Benson: Michigan Voting Bills More Restrictive Than GeorgiaMichigan’s top election official on Thursday blasted Republican-backed voting bills that are pending in the Legislature, calling them an “un-American” affront to voters and saying some would be more restrictive than a controversial new law in Georgia.
Whitmer Urges Legislature To Pass $300M Budget Request To Fix The State's InfrastructureThe governor says she is urging the legislature to pass a $30 million budget request to fix the state's infrastructure.
Michigan Eyes Bill To Clean Up Voter Registration RollsLegislation working its way through the Michigan Legislature aims to clean up the state’s voter registration rolls.
Legislature Had Over $600K In Confidential Severance DealsThe Michigan Legislature, where majority Republicans have blasted Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over severance payments to top officials, on Tuesday disclosed nearly $700,000 worth of separation agreements or legal settlements over the past decade.
Whitmer Signs $2.5B In Virus Relief, Vetoes Other AidShe also nixed $405 million in state-funded grants to businesses and a $150 million deposit into the state’s unemployment fund.
Michigan Bills: State Legislature Awaiting Approval From Gov. WhitmerMichigan's Legislature is now looking toward Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to sign a few bills into law.
Senate Targets Virus Restrictions; OKs Jobless, Water BillsSenate Republicans voted to limit the length of coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration, unless they were extended by the GOP-controlled Legislature.
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.
Bills To Limit Incarceration Advance In Michigan LegislatureMichigan's Senate on Thursday approved measure that would reform the state's criminal justice system by limiting unnecessary incarcerations and allowing law enforcement more discretion in handling arrests.
Here Are The Recent Bills Governor Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Whitmer signed five House Bills into law on Thursday. Here's a look at the House Bills.
Michigan Closing In To Legalize Sports, Online GamblingThe Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes possible this week.
Legislature Sends Whitmer Bill To Lift Ban On Deer BaitingMichigan’s Republican-led Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would lift a state ban on using bait to hunt deer, but it faces a veto from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
GOP Leaders, Whitmer Eye Potential End To Budget Impasse