12:48 PM Feb 11, 2014
Backers of a $9.50 hourly minimum wage in Michigan sought approval Monday to collect signatures needed to put their measure on the ballot in November.
12:00 PM Feb 9, 2014
Local governments bore steep cuts in revenue-sharing payments from Michigan in the 2000s as sales tax collections lagged and lawmakers siphoned off money to deal with budget deficits.
11:00 AM Feb 7, 2014
Advocates wanting to make Michigan's Legislature meet part-time instead of year-round got the green light Thursday to begin collecting signatures in an attempt to qualify their measure for the November statewide ballot.
8:47 AM Feb 6, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed a $52 billion election-year budget that includes a tax cut targeted to low- and moderate-income residents, spending increases on education and local governments, and state aid for bankrupt Detroit's pension plans.
4:00 PM Feb 5, 2014
Young killers could no longer be sentenced to mandatory life without parole under legislation nearing final approval in Michigan, but those now incarcerated for crimes committed under age 18 would stay locked up despite pleas for a second look.
11:00 AM Feb 4, 2014
A Michigan lawmaker is proposing another way to return some of a budget surplus to taxpayers.
1:05 PM Feb 3, 2014
A newly minted Michigan law seeks to limit the growth of digital billboards across the state, requiring companies to trade in three unused permits to put up one electronic outdoor sign along a highway.
8:01 AM Feb 1, 2014
U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land resigned Friday from the Republican National Committee, effective immediately.
9:00 AM Jan 31, 2014
Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment is little changed in the latest monthly report, standing at 7.7 percent.
1:00 PM Jan 30, 2014
Michigan's income tax rate would drop from 4.25 percent to 3.9 percent within three years under a plan approved by a legislative committee on Wednesday, the first move in a likely months-long debate over how best to return some of a budget surplus to residents.

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