Michigan lawmakers are advancing a proposal that would bar politicians from holding public office for 20 years after certain felony convictions related to previous terms in office.
The state Senate passed a proposed amendment to the state constitution by a 35-0 vote Thursday. If approved by at least two-thirds of the members in the state House, the proposal would go on the November ballot for voters to decide.
Turns out you can take your "Chevy to the levee" or any other darn place you please.
General Motors Co. on Thursday backed off a "poorly worded" internal memo that asked employees to refer to the brand only as "Chevrolet" in an effort to create consistency.
GM says in a statement that it "in no way" is discouraging anybody from using the name Chevy. The internal memo was part of an effort to develop a consistent brand name as it tries to broaden its global presence.
Friday is the deadline for eligible school employees to accept an enhanced retirement offer from the state. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, it appears the retirement plan is not likely to hit its targets to save schools money.
PEORIA, IL – The host Peoria Chiefs defeated the Lansing Lugnuts in 10 innings, 2-1 last night at O'Brien Field. The Chiefs go for the sweep tonight at 8. The Lugnuts return home on Tuesday, June 15th, for a doubleheader against the Bowling Green Hot Rods.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm has declared a state of emergency in storm-damaged Monroe County.
Hundreds of homes and business in and near Dundee were damaged or destroyed by the twister that touched down Sunday. It was one of eight tornadoes that hit southern Michigan over the weekend, including another in Monroe County that forced a shutdown at the Fermi 2 nuclear plant.
Dozens of state troopers and officers from across the state have been in the area to help with security, while other agencies have aided the cleanup.