The Republican-led Michigan House late Thursday voted to make hundreds of thousands of more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, sending the legislation across the Capitol to a chamber where its future may be less uncertain.
A year and a half after legalizing louder, more powerful fireworks in Michigan, lawmakers are giving local governments the power to restrict their use around holidays after a slew of complaints were lodged by the public.
Hundreds of thousands of more low-income adults in Michigan would become eligible for government-funded health insurance under legislation approved Wednesday by a divided legislative committee, setting the stage for a crucial vote in the Republican-led House.
A group of tea party and conservative activists said Tuesday that they would oppose Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's expected re-election bid because he has pushed to expand Medicaid coverage to nearly a half-million adults in Michigan.