4:00 PM Jun 6, 2014
Public universities and local governments that sustained steep cuts in state aid during Michigan's economic slide would see sizable funding increases under a budget agreement signed Thursday that cleared the way for approval of a roughly $52 billion spending plan in the next week.
1:00 PM Jun 5, 2014
The steps at the east entrance to the state Capitol building in Lansing are being closed for the summer so crews can refurbish them and add ice-melting technology.
11:02 AM Jun 5, 2014
Michigan's health agency said Wednesday there's no long-term health risk from swimming and fishing in the Kalamazoo River, the site of one of the costliest onshore oil spills in U.S. history.
9:00 AM Jun 4, 2014
Michigan's Senate approved on Tuesday spending $195 million to help prevent steeper cuts in Detroit retiree pensions as part of a deal designed to shield valuable city-owned art from being sold and resolve the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.
11:03 AM Jun 3, 2014
The Republican-led Michigan Senate has adjourned without voting on whether to more than double the state's gasoline tax to improve roads.
12:00 PM May 25, 2014
Doubling fuel taxes. Shoring up bankrupt Detroit's pensions funds. Raising the minimum wage. Michigan lawmakers are tackling hefty issues in the last weeks before they break for the summer.
9:00 AM May 23, 2014
Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment has dropped seven-tenths of a point in the latest month to 7.3 percent.
10:34 AM May 22, 2014
Michigan is starting a pilot group that will lead to the creation of a rapid-response team to help the state and its businesses in the event of a major computer attack, officials announced Wednesday.
9:32 AM May 22, 2014
Restaurant and retail associations denounced raising the minimum wage during a Michigan House committee hearing Wednesday, clashing with Democratic lawmakers who back an increase.
3:30 PM May 21, 2014
A top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday he is gauging support in the Senate to raise $1.3 billion to $1.5 billion a year more to fix Michigan's roads and bridges, primarily by increasing fuel taxes in a vote that could be held as early as Wednesday.

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