The Republican and Democratic candidates for Michigan’s open US Senate seat pitched themselves to business people at a conference on Mackinac Island Wednesday.
The controversy over wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula is headed back to the Legislature.
The $195 million dollar state contribution to the Detroit bankruptcy settlement cleared its first major hurdle Thursday as the state House approved the payment by a wide margin.
A state House committee is expected to take up legislation tomorrow Wednesday to provide $195 million as the state’s part in the Detroit bankruptcy settlement.
Republican leaders in the Michigan Senate have a plan to boost state road funding by up to $1.4 billion a year.
Congressman John Conyers is asking Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to put his name on the August Democratic primary ballot.
The long, harsh winter slowed the state’s economic recovery.
At the state capitol yesterday, Michigan’s latest set of revenue estimates were unveiled. It’s an important twice-a-year gathering with often serious implications for state government spending, budgets and taxes.
The petition campaign to raise Michigan’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour says it won’t be thwarted by a Republican attempt to derail it.
A state House committee is trying to decide if taxpayer dollars should be part of the solution to get Detroit out of bankruptcy.
Detroit’s finances would be under the scrutiny of an appointed board for as long as 20 years after the city’s bankruptcy under a plan unveiled Thursday.
A pair of state House panels Wednesday voted on the first elements of a plan to raise more money for fixing roads.
A state elections panel has approved a second referendum on wolf hunting in Michigan for the November ballot.
Governor Rick Snyder says he thinks there’s progress in negotiations with the Legislature to put $350 million of state money toward Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is spending a couple of days in Lansing for closed-door meetings with state officials.
Governor Rick Snyder says Michigan needs to do more to attract seasonal migrant laborers to work on farms this spring and summer.
The US Supreme Court has upheld Michigan’s ban on race- and gender-conscious admissions policies at public universities.
The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta reports.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette defended the amendment, approved by voters in 2006, that outlawed race- and gender-based affirmative action. He praised the Supreme Court decision as on target.
“Michigan voters exercised their privilege to enact laws as a basic exercise of their democratic power,” he says.
Mark Fancher is an ACLU attorney who argued against the amendment.
The state House Republican leader says he expects unions to put up cash from their bank accounts as part of Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.
An inmate convicted of murdering a Michigan State trooper has committed suicide.
Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month to 7.5%.
The ACLU and eight same-sex couples have sued the state.
The federal government will recognize the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples performed last weekend in Michigan before more weddings were blocked by an appeals court.
Some congressional Democrats are putting pressure on Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.
Governor Rick Snyder says same-sex marriages performed over the weekend in Michigan are legal, but they cannot be officially recognized by the state.
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals could rule anytime now on whether Michigan will allow same-sex marriages to resume, and recognize weddings that were performed over the weekend.
US Attorney General Eric Holder has been asked to declare that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages performed in Michigan over the weekend, even if the state won’t.
Governor Rick Snyder is asking the Legislature to send him a bill that would allow the state to tax and regulate e-cigarettes as a tobacco product.
A new mid-year state budget bill will spend $215 million on road construction and maintenance.
The campaign to stop wolf hunts in Michigan says it has enough petition signatures to get a referendum on the November ballot.
Both sides delivered their closing arguments Friday in the legal challenge to Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.