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
Legislature Blocks Regulations Of New Cancer TreatmentMichigan's Republican-led Legislature has blocked proposed regulations of a breakthrough gene therapy that combats some blood cancers, citing concerns that patients could not access the treatment.
Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill To Protect Michigan Counselors, Access To Mental Health CareGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 4325 Tuesday to update the scope of practice for counselors in the Public Health Code. The bill will ensure that Licensed Professional Counselors can still diagnose and treat patients.
GOP Leaders Want Whitmer To Weaken Her Budget PowersRepublicans who control Michigan's Legislature say the state budget will not be resolved until Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer agrees to restrict her unilateral power to shift money within departments.
New Michigan Legislature's Early Agenda Depends On May Vote"The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months."
Michigan Lawmakers Pick GOP, Democratic LeadersUpbeat Republican lawmakers chose new, potentially more conservative leaders Thursday to help set their agenda in 2015 and beyond in a Legislature where the majority GOP will have an even bigger footprint.
Dems, GOP Vie For Control Of Michigan LegislatureThe fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.
Michigan House OKs Measure Allowing Wolf HuntingA panel will now decide whether to allow continued wolf hunts, instead of leaving the matter up to the voters.