Michigan Matters: Celebrating The Queen of SoulThe life of Aretha Franklin – the late Queen of Soul – is celebrated on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” as Linda Solomon, photojournalist and author of a new book about the legend, and Detroit Entrepreneur Cristal Franklin, the singer’s niece, appear with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain to share memories .
Michigan Matters: Debating Detroit's Mayoral DebateAs incumbent Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan walked away with a resounding victory over State Sen. Coleman A. Young Jr. in Tuesday's primary where he obtained over 60-percent of the vote, the "Michigan Matters" roundtable talked about whether there would be more than one debate in the fall election.
Michigan Senate Amends Bill To Double Fuel Taxes To Fix RoadsWill a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan's ravaged roads?
Michigan Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage To $9.20A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.
GOP Leader's Bill May Thwart Michigan Minimum Wage ProposalSenate Majority Leader Randy Richardville introduced the bill about three weeks before the deadline for backers of the higher wage hike to file signatures.
Michigan Senate Eyes August Medicaid VoteMichigan's GOP Senate leader says he's tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
Michigan Senate Leader Defends Medicaid CallThe leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it's clear he doesn't appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote.
Dems Join Snyder In Push For Vote On MedicaidState Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.
Bill Would Protect DIA Collection From LiquidationA top state lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would prevent the sale of the Detroit Institute of Art's collection if the city goes into bankruptcy.
Mich. Senate Rejects Partnering On Health ExchangeIt was the last day to act before lawmakers take a two-week break.
Republican Lawmakers Still Discussing Right-To-WorkA closed-door meeting between Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders failed to produce a clear direction on whether to introduce right-to-work legislation limiting unions' ability to collect fees from non-union workers.
Senate Leader: Blue Cross Vote Eyed For Next WeekThe Michigan Senate may discuss the proposed overhaul of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan next week, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville said Thursday.
Richardville Recall Petition RejectedA petition to recall the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate has been rejected by a Monroe County board.
Free College For All? State Democrats To Unveil PlanDemocratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.
Richardville: Right-To-Work Bill Wouldn't PassSenate Majority Leader Randy Richardville says he doesn't think general or broad right-to-work legislation would pass if it came up for a vote in the Michigan Senate.