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.
Swallowing Hard, Trump Rivals Vow To Back Him If NominatedTheir pained commitments, at the end of the 11th GOP debate on Thursday, put into sharp focus the dilemma the Republican Party faces as Trump continues to dominate the race for delegates and the campaign conversation.
Presidential Hopefuls Squabble Over Anatomy, Economy During GOP Debate In DetroitThe beginning of the Republican presidential debate took a rather awkward turn ...
Senate Votes To End Straight-Ticket Voting, Union Leave Time "This bill will hurt more than just unions - it will hurt a lot of the supervisors," said Democratic Sen. Vincent Gregory of Southfield.
Can Representatives Courser, Gamrat Survive Sex Scandal? Politicos Think It's UnlikelyA preliminary report on the sex scandal by the House of Representatives found both misconduct and misuse of taxpayer resources by both reps.
Trump As President: He'd Fight Plan By Ford Motor To Move Production To MexicoHe called Mexico the new China.
Eliminating Tax Credits For Low-Income Families Part Of New Republican Plan To Fix Roads"We can do it - if we have the will to prioritize," said House Speak Kevin Cotter.
Senate Committee Approves Religious-Objection Adoption BillsThe bills approved would also prevent governments from refusing to issue a license or provide funding for adoption agencies exercising objections.
Founder Of 5-Hour Energy Drink Is Big Political DonorThe billionaire founder of the 5-hour Energy drink and his Michigan-based companies have given millions to candidates for state office and political groups across the country, but he remains little-known in his home state.
Michigan Senate Passes 'Choose Life' License Plate OptionAn amendment was rejected that would have given the money to the Department of Human Services' effort to lower infant mortality rates.
Michigan Republicans Meet To Choose New Party LeaderRepublicans had a successful 2014 election and hope to win Michigan in the presidential race for the first time since 1988.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush To Visit Detroit Economic ClubIt will be the Republican's first trip to Michigan since announcing he's contemplating a presidential bid.