9:00 AM Nov 14, 2014
The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to more than double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads, a major step toward a possible comprehensive road funding deal that Gov. Rick Snyder has made a top priority before year's end.
2:43 PM Nov 14, 2014
State education officials on Thursday announced details about the new standardized tests public school students across Michigan will take in spring 2015.
2:00 PM Nov 13, 2014
State lawmakers held a hearing Wednesday in Lansing to discuss a bill that would require gas stations or convenience stores to use security cameras or have two employees work the overnight shifts.
2:00 PM Nov 12, 2014
Two years ago, Sen. Arlan Meekhof helped usher in Michigan's landmark law making union fees voluntary for workers, a feat the West Olive Republican thought was probably impossible until at least 2015.
10:01 AM Nov 11, 2014
Seven fish, mussels and other organisms have been added to Michigan's list of forbidden invasive species as part of a region-wide bid to protect aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes region, officials said Monday.
11:55 AM Nov 9, 2014
Democrats' plan to spoil Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election was clear from the beginning: coax a lot more of their sporadic voters to cast ballots this time around.
8:00 AM Nov 9, 2014
The Episcopal Church in Michigan recently passed a resolution calling for stricter gun control measures that some members argue violates the constitutional right to bear arms.
7:55 AM Nov 7, 2014
Upbeat Republican lawmakers chose new, potentially more conservative leaders Thursday to help set their agenda in 2015 and beyond in a state Legislature where the majority GOP will have an even bigger footprint.
8:00 AM Nov 4, 2014
Candidates and their allies are frantically working to get their supporters to vote before today's midterm election brings what could be the closest Michigan governor's race in a quarter-century and a new U.S. senator.
6:00 PM Oct 26, 2014
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign raised nearly $900,000 more than Democratic challenger Mark Schauer over an eight-week period and has a $400,000 edge for the final stretch before Election Day.

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