The state Senate narrowly voted Tuesday night to make more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, a major step toward Michigan becoming the 24th state to accept a key component of the contentious federal health care law.
A Michigan tea party activist said Monday he will challenge Lt. Gov. Brian Calley next year as a way to protest major policy initiatives of Gov. Rick Snyder, a move that could muddle the Republican governor's expected re-election bid.
Michigan is getting $100 million in federal aid to demolish abandoned buildings and fight blight in Detroit and four other cities, Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday. Snyder said the U.S. Treasury Department has approved the aid.