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.
Michigan Lawmakers: 8-Time Felon Fit To Serve?Some Michigan lawmakers may be looking to stop a recently elected eight-time felon from serving in the House.