4:00 PM Feb 7, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder signed an order Friday merging two social services agencies into the new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in a bid to improve outcomes for those in need of public assistance with more coordination among government programs.
4:00 PM Feb 6, 2015
Majority Republicans in the House will try to repeal a law guaranteeing union-scale wages on public building projects despite Gov. Rick Snyder's opposition, while also focusing on how to better educate veterans about their available benefits.
9:54 PM Feb 4, 2015
Michigan will recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages that were quickly performed in the hours before an appeals court blocked a ruling legalizing the unions, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday.
11:33 AM Feb 1, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers are making third-graders' ability to read a significant focus this year, emphasizing still-evolving plans to improve kids' literacy long before they're 8 or 9 years old.
11:00 AM Feb 2, 2015
One day's Michigan Lottery drawings had some people seeing double.
9:01 AM Jan 30, 2015
The state says Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in December, little changed over one month but down 2.1 points over a year.
2:20 PM Jan 29, 2015
Campaign committees for Democrats and Republicans in the Michigan House were the biggest direct donors in state-level elections in 2014, according to a new analysis from the Center for Public Integrity.
2:00 PM Jan 28, 2015
Majority Republican senators plan to quickly pass legislation that would rank schools' performance with letter grades and change how teachers are evaluated, but said Tuesday they'll likely put off their bid to repeal Michigan's law requiring union-scale wages on public building projects.
4:00 PM Jan 25, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder hopes to resuscitate legislation that would protect gay and transgender residents from discrimination, while LGBT advocates explore asking voters to pass the bill since it's unlikely to clear the GOP-led Legislature.
2:00 PM Jan 25, 2015
The Michigan attorney general's office has found no evidence of price-fixing or other illegal conduct by road salt suppliers after drastic increases in the cost of the commodity used to tame icy roads.

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