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.
Senate Urges Gov. Whitmer To Allow Elective Medical ProceduresRepublicans who control the Michigan Senate urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday to lift her five-week-old ban on nonessential medical and dental procedures, saying the decision to resume should be left to hospitals and health providers.
Here's A Closer Look At Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into LawOn Thursday, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bill 268 and House Bills 5576 & 5580, which together establish the governor’s Michigan Reconnect Grant Program and move Michigan closer to reaching the governor’s goal of attaining 60 percent postsecondary educational attainment by 2030.
Whitmer Signs Bills To Strengthen Michigan Small Businesses, LicenseesGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill package on Tuesday and also vetoed Senate Bill 294 to ensure Michiganders are protected from shoddy construction.
Governor Whitmer Urges Senate To Move Distracted Driving Bill After It Passes HouseGovernor Gretchen Whitmer applauded the Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday for passing House Bill 4181, sponsored by state Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham), with strong bipartisan support.
A-F Grading System Narrowly Passes In Michigan SenateTuesday night, Michigan's Republican-led Legislature approved assigning letter grades for public schools. The statewide accountability structure will begin in 2019.
Michigan Senate Oks Extension Of Abortion Medicine BanThe Republican-led Michigan Senate has voted to make permanent a ban against doctors prescribing abortion drugs via an internet camera.
Michigan Senate OKs Limits On Local Tree-Cutting RegulationsThe Michigan Senate has voted to restrict municipalities' ability to regulate the removal or trimming of trees on private property.
Michigan Senate OKs Ban On Taxpayer-Paid Union Release TimeSchool districts and other public employers would have to stop providing taxpayer-funded leave time for employees to conduct union business under legislation that was narrowly approved Tuesday by the Republican-led Michigan Senate.
John James Raises $2 Million For Senate Campaign In 17 DaysRepublican U.S. Senate candidate John James of Michigan says he raised $2 million over two-and-a-half weeks for the closing stretch in his bid to defeat Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow.
John James Blames Both Parties In New Political AdRepublican John James on Tuesday launched his first TV ad for U.S. Senate since winning the Michigan primary, accusing both political parties of pitting Americans against each other and saying he is tired of their "b.s."
2018 Michigan Primary Election Results: Trump-Backed John James Wins Republican Nomination For SenateMichigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.
John James Highlights President Trump's Endorsement in New TV AD in Michigan's Race for SenateRepublican John James is highlighting his endorsement from President Donald Trump in a new TV ad in Michigan's race for U.S. Senate.
Senate Approves $100M For Gov. Rick Snyder's Marshall Plan Gov. Rick Snyder's Marshall Plan for Talent has been granted $100 million in funding from the Michigan Senate.
Michigan Senate Passed Bill Requiring Defendants to Listen to Victim StatementsMichigan's Senate has passed a bill requiring defendants to listen to victim impact statements, diminishing the chances the man convicted of killing Rebekah Bletsch will be able to walk away from such statements during his next murder trial.