5:02 PM Jan 11, 2015
Republicans with bolstered majorities in the Legislature will commence a two-year session with the familiar routine of swearings-in, Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address and his budget proposal.
1:59 PM Jan 11, 2015
New Republican House Speaker Kevin Cotter initially doubted a proposed sales tax increase to fix Michigan's roads but says he's now fully behind the plan because not doing anything would lead to a bigger tax hike in the future.
11:56 AM Jan 11, 2015
A state attorney fired for an anti-gay campaign against a college student can't collect unemployment benefits, the Michigan appeals court says, rejecting claims that his off-hours activities were protected by the First Amendment.
6:05 PM Jan 8, 2015
If they had asked Richard Dawson, he probably would have said no. No cake. No cameras. No pomp and circumstance.
2:28 PM Jan 5, 2015
Michael Cavanagh is retiring from the Michigan Supreme Court as the second-longest justice in state history, one whose 32-year tenure led to his participation in just over 2,000 opinions in which the court typically set legal precedents.
7:00 AM Jan 3, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder took the oath of office for another four-year term Thursday, saying that he proved that many of Michigan's biggest problems can be solved but pledged to not ease up because more "incredible" achievements are possible.
12:55 PM Dec 31, 2014
The Ottawa County unemployment rate fell from 4.1 in October to 3.8 in November.
3:53 PM Dec 31, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed 44 bills. Some of the new laws:
9:50 PM Dec 30, 2014
Michigan boaters, snowmobilers and off-road vehicle users will be subject to a 0.08 percent blood-alcohol limit — the same as drivers — under laws that Gov. Rick Snyder signed Tuesday.
8:00 AM Dec 30, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday vetoed bills that would have loosened licensing restrictions on air guns and lowered certain liquor license fees, saying lawmakers failed to pass related gun measures and address the loss of up to $600,000 in liquor fee revenue.

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