Small school districts with big money troubles could be broken up by the state under a new law signed by Governor Rick Snyder.
A second ballot drive to outlaw wolf hunting in Michigan is under way.
A federal judge is allowing a legal challenge to Michigan adoption laws and its ban on same-sex marriage to go forward.
A federal judge has struck down a state law that prohibits public employers from offering health coverage and other benefits to the live-in partners of gay and lesbian employees.
The US Supreme Court’s decision striking down part of the federal Voting Rights Act lifts a requirement that the state and two Michigan municipalities check with the Justice Department on their election plans.
Governor Rick Snyder says he’s concerned the deadlock over expanding Medicaid to cover more un-insured working people could be repeated on other tough questions.
Michigan’s monthly jobless rate remained unchanged from April to May at eight-point-four percent.
Governor Rick Snyder signed the new state budget Thursday.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has released a legal opinion that says the collection held by the Detroit Institute of Arts cannot be sold if the city goes into bankruptcy.
The Michigan Senate has narrowly approved a bill that seeks to shield the paintings, sculptures, and other assets of the Detroit Institute of Arts from being sold if the city goes bankrupt.
Governor Rick Snyder says he hopes a federal immigration overhaul will include more resident visas for people willing to settle in Detroit, Flint, and other cities that have lost population.
A four million dollar donation from the state could help cut in half a backlog of untested rape kits in Detroit.
An effort to shield the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts from the auction block should the city go bankrupt is scheduled for a vote Wednesday in the state Senate.
Five Michigan Indian tribes have decided to challenge the state’s decision to hold a wolf hunt in the western UP this coming fall.
Governor Rick Snyder says he’s going to re-double efforts to get the Legislature to agree to expand Michigan’s Medicaid program.
Governor Rick Snyder says the 15 Detroit schools being run by the state Educational Achievement Authority are already showing signs of improvement.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says Michigan should pursue more charter schools and online learning as part of the state’s efforts to improve education.
The field seems cleared for two sons of Battle Creek to face each other in the 2014 race for Michigan governor.
A state-appointed team has found Hamtramck is facing a fiscal crisis.
The Michigan Supreme Court has placed new limits on the expenses that can be claimed by people who are injured in auto accidents.
Voters will decide the fate of a state law that allows wildlife officials to set wolf hunting seasons in the Upper Peninsula.
Abortion foes in Michigan have been given the go-ahead to launch a petition drive.
The Buena Vista school district in Saginaw County will not resume classes. That’s one of the decisions made Monday at a meeting of state and local education officials.
The state schools chief says he’ll lift the attendance requirement for 25 graduating seniors in the Buena Vista school district.
Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill to give state wildlife officials more control over which species can be hunted in Michigan – and to permit wolf hunts in the Upper Peninsula.
A group of Lansing-area local elected officials are calling for a common anti-discrimination policy for the entire region surrounding the state Capitol.
The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to the policy that allows live-in partners of state employees to be covered by their health coverage.
Governor Rick Snyder’s early June deadline to finish the budget, come up with more money for roads, and expand the Medicaid program is fast approaching.
A state House committee is holding a hearing on a measure that would change how hunting is managed in Michigan, and bypass a referendum on wolf hunting if it’s on the ballot next year.
Detroit and other Michigan cities are turning to businesses to help pay for schools that offer a wide array of services for students, their families, and surrounding neighborhoods.