Richardville Recall Petition RejectedA petition to recall the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate has been rejected by a Monroe County board.
GOP Senate Hopefuls Nearly Equal With Cash On Handublican U.S. Senate candidates Pete Hoekstra and Clark Durant finished their first-quarter fundraising with about the same amount of cash on hand, $1.5 million, but are far behind Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow's $7 million.
Senate Votes On Birth Control LegislationThe Senate is debating Republican legislation aimed at taking a bite out of President Barack Obama's health care law.
State Senate Considers 'Choose Life' License PlatesMichigan could soon be added to the list of states that offer "Choose Life" license plates as the senate reviews a bill to allow their sale.
Anti-Abortion Group Could Get Mich. License PlateA bill that would authorize a fundraising license plate connected to an anti-abortion group could soon advance in the Republican-led Michigan Senate.
Mich. Tea Partiers Seek Consensus Senate PickThe group is sponsoring a Senate debate Saturday at Central Michigan University and plans to return to old a straw poll and decide which candidate will get the group's backing leading up to the August GOP primary.
Michigan Republicans Continue Economic FocusRepublicans in firm control of the state Legislature say they're setting the stage for an economic turnaround in Michigan after passing sweeping tax and policy changes over the past year.
Lawmakers Approve Heating Assistance PlanThere is now hope for truly needy in Michigan who are facing the possibility of their heat being shut off. House and Senate leaders have now agreed to a package that will raise $59-million dollars to keep the heat on.
Lawmakers OK More Michigan Charter SchoolsThe Michigan Legislature has approved a bill that will allow more charter schools in the state, but not everyone is happy about it.
Snyder OKs Bill To End Some Drivers' FeesGov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will eliminate some extra fees that are imposed on drivers for certain traffic offenses.
Jobless Benefits Bill Sparks Debate In MichiganLegislation would help stabilize Michigan's sagging unemployment trust fund, which because of the high jobless rate has shelled out more money in benefits than it has collected in payments from employers financing the system.
Michigan Senate Approves Workers' Comp ChangesLegislation that could help employers reduce costs related to compensating workers injured on the job has been approved by Republican-led Michigan Senate.
Michigan Poised To End Some Extra Traffic FinesThe State Senate voted 37-0 to eliminate some fees charged in Michigan's "driver responsibility" program.
Michigan Senate Approves New Film Incentive PlanMichigan lawmakers have begun approving a new plan to award money in the state's newly capped, $25 million film production incentive program.
Senate To Vote On Domestic Partner Benefits BillsA Senate Committee in Lansing has approved two bills that would prohibit health insurance benefits for the domestic partners of public workers.