Michigan House OKs Big K-12 Budget, Pushes For July 1 DealThe Michigan House overwhelmingly approved a $65 billion state spending plan and the release of billions in federal COVID-19 relief aid for K-12 schools, seeking to pressure the Senate to get on board so it could be signed into law soon.
Senate GOP Probe: No Systemic Fraud In Michigan ElectionSenate Republicans who investigated Michigan's 2020 presidential election for months concluded there was no widespread or systemic fraud and urged the state attorney general to consider probing people who have made false allegations about the results in Antrim County to raise money or publicity “for their own ends.”
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 Senate Passes $4.4B In K-12 Aid After Deal StruckThe Michigan Senate voted unanimously Tuesday 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.
Gov. Whitmer Seeks $250M For Parks; Senate Has $1.5B Bridge PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday called for spending a “historic” $250 million in federal coronavirus relief aid to upgrade state parks and trails.
Gary Peters' Report On Jan. 6 Attack At Capitol Details Broad Failures“This report is important in the fact that it allows us to make some immediate improvements to the security situation here in the Capitol,” said Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which conducted the probe along with the Senate Rules Committee.
Michigan Senate Votes To Exempt High School Graduations From Virus OrderA split Michigan Senate voted Wednesday to exempt high school graduation ceremonies from the state's order that restricts crowd sizes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mapping Michigan’s Congressional Districts: How It WorksMichigan will have one less representative advocating in the halls of the Capitol on behalf of the state.
Michigan Senate Backs Health Director Appointed By WhitmerThe Michigan Senate on Tuesday narrowly supported Elizabeth Hertel as state health director, backing a key figure in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in recent months.
4 A.M. Bar Curfew Gets Mixed ReviewsThe last call for alcohol could be extended in Michigan.
State Senate Sets Up Lawsuit Against Gov. Whitmer Over Proposed BillsMichigan's Senate authorized a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over the state's COVID-19 relief funds.
Whitmer: Delayed Aid May Slow Vaccines; Senate Has $2B PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday pressed state lawmakers to allocate billions in federal COVID-19 aid, warning that a delay could slow Michigan’s vaccination rate and efforts to reopen schools and help ailing businesses.
Michigan Senate Leader Mike Shirkey Supports Open Carry Gun Ban In The State’s CapitolMichigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey says he supports a ban on open carry firearms in the state's Capitol.
Gov. Whitmer Signs A Series Of Bills Into Law. Here's Everything You Need To KnowGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a series of bills into law to help those struggling during the pandemic.
Senate Targets Virus Restrictions; OKs Jobless, Water BillsSenate Republicans voted to limit the length of coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration, unless they were extended by the GOP-controlled Legislature.