12:00 PM Jul 5, 2015
Buoyed by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, advocates of overhauling how Michigan draws legislative and congressional seats plan to raise public awareness about redistricting in preparation for a potential 2016 ballot initiative.
10:32 PM Jul 1, 2015
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has named Dave Lorenz acting vice president of Travel Michigan.
1:04 PM Jul 2, 2015
A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery is on hold because Republican leaders are uncomfortable with the language, spurring criticism from the measure's black sponsor that attempting to change the wording is a form of "white privilege."
8:00 AM Jul 2, 2015
The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday approved a $1.5 billion plan to improve deteriorating Michigan roads by raising fuel taxes and redirecting money from elsewhere in the budget.
1:11 PM Jun 30, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday in favor of Michigan and other Republican-led states that challenged Environmental Protection Agency rules that would reduce mercury and other air pollution from coal-fired power plants. The regulations, announced in 2011, are different from rules proposed last year to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
5:22 PM Jun 27, 2015
While the Michigan Legislature debates how to put an additional $1.2 billion annually toward repairing roads, the state may be facing another transportation funding crunch as congestion grows on some of its major thoroughfares.
4:03 PM Jun 29, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance.
9:02 AM Jun 26, 2015
The state says Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate rose 1.1 points to 5.9 percent in May as a large number of people entered the workforce for the summer.
3:58 PM Jun 26, 2015
State Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson will step down and run against Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in the 1st Congressional District, a competitive northern Michigan seat that Democrats hope to swing in their favor with increased Democratic turnout in the 2016 presidential election.
9:01 AM Jun 22, 2015
Michigan lawmakers voted late last week to end an incentive program used to entice movie, TV and video game productions such as "The Five-Year Engagement" and parts of the "Transformers" series to the state over the past seven years, saving money that proponents said would be better spent improving crumbling roads.

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