At a time Republicans are eyeing slight to significant state gasoline tax increases to improve Michigan's roads, their standard-bearer for U.S. Senate is instead calling for a big cut in the federal gas tax.
Michigan's largest teachers' union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state's right-to-work law that took effect last year.
The final two months of campaigning in Michigan will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of state government and who will succeed U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, a retiring Democrat who has held his seat for nearly 36 years.
Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.
The Michigan appeals court on Wednesday cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit by dozens of male guards who said they've been denied overtime and job assignments at the state's only prison for women solely because they're men.