Michigan Republicans Pass Bills To Add Voter ID RequirementsRepublicans who control the Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would mandate a photo ID to vote in person and add identity requirements for people who want to vote by mail.
Michigan Legislature Passes $6.6B In Federal Virus AidThe Michigan Senate voted unanimously to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration reached an agreement.
Michigan State House Passes Vaccine Passport BanRepublicans alongside a handful of Democrats in the Michigan House passed a bill that would ban government-required COVID-19 vaccine passports, even though they do not exist and no legislative effort is being made to utilize them.
Senate Republicans Pass Bill To Block Minors From COVID Vaccine RequirementsThe Michigan Senate is getting in the middle of the covid vaccine debate and working to put laws on the books to keep kids out of it.
Michigan Republicans Propose Slew Of Election ChangesMichigan Republicans on Wednesday proposed a slew of election bills that would require voters to submit a photo ID, prohibit the unsolicited mass mailing of absentee ballot applications, and restrict the hours in which people could drop their ballot in curbside boxes.
Republicans Consider Whether To Block Whitmer’s Health ChiefElizabeth Hertel took over the Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 22, the day Robert Gordon abruptly resigned.
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.
Michigan Lawmaker Disciplined For Threatening Trump BackersRepublican leaders in the Michigan House stripped Rep. Cynthia Johnson of her committee assignments Wednesday after she threatened “Trumpers” in a social media video.
Giuliani To Republicans: Pressure Legislature On Biden WinPresident Donald Trump's personal lawyer urged Michigan Republican activists on Wednesday to pressure, even threaten, the GOP-controlled Legislature to “step up” and award the state's 16 electoral votes to Trump despite Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory.
State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential ProceduresMichigan Senate Republicans passed a resolution Tuesday urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to lift her five-week old ban on non-essential medical and dental procedures.
Michigan Matters: The Long, Winding Road To The White HouseOn this week's Michigan Matters, the roundtable talks about President Donald Trump, and impact – if any -- of the impeachment trial on the electorate.
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.
Schuette Talked Politics With Staff During Work Hours, Offered Financial IncentivesMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette scheduled a meeting with state employees to discuss presidential politics during work hours.
Michigan Republicans Spar in 2nd Gubernatorial DebateRepublicans running for Michigan governor on Thursday welcomed President Donald Trump's decision to halt his policy of separating migrant children from parents detained at the border.
Election Ensures Republicans An 8-Year Reign In LansingWhen Snyder leaves office after 2018, the GOP will have held both chambers and the governorship for eight consecutive years — the longest run for either party since 1932, when Republicans' 16-year reign came to a close.