Faith-based agencies could refuse to participate in adoptions involving gay couples or prospective parents on grounds of religious beliefs under bills heard and approved in two hours Wednesday by a Michigan Senate committee.
A divided state Senate approved revisions Thursday to Michigan's auto insurance law that backers said would curtail costs in the only state to require unlimited medical benefits for those severely injured in crashes and that opponents warned wouldn't guarantee rate relief.
People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country to more aggressively tell of the state's rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid.
Merging two of Michigan's biggest agencies will help identify the root causes of why people are on government assistance and lead to improved outcomes, Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday in marking the launch of the Department of Health and Human Services.