Super PAC Fires Off Ads Against Hoekstra In MichiganProsperity for Michigan has spent $275,000 to run television ads in Michigan in the final weeks before the Aug. 7 primary election.
Senate Delays Vote On Changes For TeachersLong-sought changes to the state public school employees' retirement system have been delayed by weeks.
Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White MenHarry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care AgainTea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
Michigan Senate Passes 'Conversion School' BillA bill that has passed the Michigan Senate would allow the lowest-performing 5 percent of schools to leave their districts and become so-called "conversion" schools.
Mich. Senate OKs Dropping Beach Grooming RulesThe measure approved Wednesday would end a five-year permitting program run by the Department of Environmental Quality.
Michigan House Panel Changes Teacher Benefits BillNew teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.
Problem-Plagued Prison Co. Could Be In Line To Oversee Mich InmatesA private company that a federal investigation found allowed "a cesspool" of conditions to exist at a Mississippi youth prison and that paid a $1.1 million fine for understaffing New Mexico prisons could be in line to oversee Michigan inmates in the next year.
State Senate Passes Personal Property Tax CutsThe Michigan Senate has passed a contentious set of bills that would roll back the personal property taxes businesses pay by hundreds of millions of dollars.
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.