Senate Group Named To Explore Medicaid ExpansionSix Republican senators will meet over the summer to consider ways to possibly improve Medicaid expansion legislation pending in the Michigan Senate.
Snyder Scolds Senators For Failing To Vote On Medicaid Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday berated his fellow Republicans — telling them to do their jobs.
Driving In Detroit? Expect To Pay Highest Auto Insurance In CountryWith high auto insurance rates in Detroit, among the highest in the nation, some Democratic state legislators say they have ideas for real reform.
Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At StandstillHigh-level talks over fixing Michigan's deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.
Michigan House Leader Reinstates DemocratsA spat that led the Republican leader of the Michigan House to remove eight Democrats from committees has been resolved.
Michigan GOP Leader Kicks Democrats Off CommitteesThe top Republican in the Michigan House removed eight Democrats from committees Tuesday because they missed meetings last week amid heightened tension between Republican and Democratic leaders in the chamber.
Mich. Lawmakers, Snyder Differ On Saving For LaterThe GOP-led Senate is preparing to approve a budget without extra money in the rainy day fund, which at $505 million is the healthiest it has been in a dozen years.
Santorum Expands Plan For Grosse Pointe Farms VisitThe former GOP Presidential candidate will now spend more time at a local school after his appearance had, at one point, been canceled.
Barbara Bush Brings Literacy Effort To DetroitThe Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will introduce a baby journal in Michigan aimed at new moms that will be given at hospitals called “Love, Read, Learn.”
Mich. Road Debate Light On How Money Divvied UpGov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.
GOP Committeeman Under Fire Over Anti-Gay Facebook PostA group of young Republican activists are calling for the resignation of Michigan's Republican National Committeeman over a Facebook post concerning gays and lesbians.
Claiming Republicans Have Shut Out The People, House Dems Go On "Listening Tour"With claims that the voice of the people have not been heard - several House Democrats are making the rounds to be sure voters have an opportunity to air their concerns.
GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal SoonA multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn't appear headed for a vote -- at least for now.
Long Labor Contracts Draw Ire Of Mich. RepublicansMichigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
Shift In Debate About How To Raise Roads RevenueThe leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.