A Republican lawmaker on Thursday proposed scrapping the way presidential candidates pick up electoral votes Michigan, saying the winner-take-all system should be replaced by one that divides the votes proportionally.
The recent gubernatorial election highlighted the debate over school funding that has been going on for a number of years. A question that was asked during the election was, “What does it cost to educate a student?”
The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to more than double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads, a major step toward a possible comprehensive road funding deal that Gov. Rick Snyder has made a top priority before year's end.