Michigan Legislature Votes To Put Term Limits Proposal On BallotThe Michigan Legislature voted Tuesday to put before voters a constitutional amendment to revise the state's legislative term limits law and require state elected officials to disclose their personal financial information.
Michigan Lawmakers Urged To Put Term Limits On BallotA group gathering signatures to change Michigan's term limits law on Monday urged the Legislature to directly put the initiative on the ballot, saying it would give voters more time to assess the proposal.
Michigan Legislature Votes To Halt Gas Tax; Gov. Whitmer OpposedMichigan lawmakers voted Tuesday to suspend the state's 27.2-cents-a-gallon gasoline and diesel taxes for six month, finalizing a bill that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signaled she will veto.
Michigan Lawmakers Finalize $666M Transfer For GM ProjectsLawmakers on Wednesday authorized a $666 million transfer of state funds to finalize incentives for General Motors to locate an electric vehicle plant and an electric vehicle battery factory in Michigan.
Local Ukrainian-Americans, Michigan Lawmakers React To Russia's InvasionLocal Ukrainian Americans and Michigan lawmakers are speaking out after Russia has launched a "full-scale invasion" of Ukraine.
Sister Of Oxford High School Shooting Victim Urged Lawmakers To Mandate Gun StorageThe big sister of a teen killed in the rampage at Oxford High School urged Michigan lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation mandating safe storage of guns, calling it a commonsense way to prevent future shootings.
Democrats Renew Push For Gun-Control Legislation After Oxford High School ShootingDemocrats vowed to push new gun-control legislation and to try to revive stalled bills in Michigan's Republican-led Legislature following a mass shooting that left four high school students dead and others injured.
Rep. Steve Marino: Allegations Are 'Character Assassination'A Michigan lawmaker denied that he threatened or harmed a fellow legislator with whom he had a romantic relationship, dismissing her claims on Thursday, Sept. 17, as a “politically motivated character assassination.”
Michigan Lawmakers Announce Bills After Opioid Deaths SpikeA bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers announced a package of bills Wednesday to curb opioid overdose deaths in the state, which experts say spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan Lawmakers Pass Bills To Help First-Time HomebuyersFirst-time homebuyers would be allowed to save for their purchasing costs using a tax-exempt savings account under bills that passed in the Michigan Legislature, a move designed to keep residents in the state workforce.
Michigan Lawmakers OK Bills To Let College Athletes Be PaidLawmakers on Wednesday gave final approval to bills that would clear the way for college athletes to be paid for the use of their names, images or likeness rights — putting Michigan on the cusp of becoming at least the fourth state with such a law.
Ex-Lawmakers Sue To Block Michigan’s Legislative Term LimitsEight former Michigan lawmakers filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the state’s legislative term limits law, alleging that they are unconstitutionally blocked from running again by restrictions that prevent voters from backing candidates of their choice.
Deal Reached To Treat 17-Year-Old Offenders As JuvenilesA deal has been reached by Michigan lawmakers to no longer automatically treat 17-year-old criminal defendants as adults.
GOP Lawmakers: Repeal Of Prevailing Wage Law Is PrioritySenate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, said prevailing wage laws are an "unnecessary burden" on schools and municipal government.
Medicaid Delayed Is Medicaid Denied Say Protesters In DetroitThe law passed weeks ago but state lawmakers refuse to give the law immediate effect so those needing the aid of Medicaid will have to wait until April of 2014.