2:02 PM Feb 16, 2014
Less garbage from Michigan residents was dumped last fiscal year in state landfills, but trash transported from Canada increased.
7:59 AM Feb 15, 2014
An administrative court that hears appeals about taxes in Michigan has eliminated a backlog of 40,000 cases and launched efforts to make the system more user-friendly, officials said.
9:53 AM Feb 16, 2014
Despite a renewed push, expansion of a state turnaround entity for failing public schools beyond Detroit remains in trouble in the Legislature, where some majority Republicans still have concerns about a top initiative for Gov. Rick Snyder.
8:44 PM Feb 13, 2014
The State Board of Education is encouraging Michigan public school districts that exceed six snow days to replace lost time with full days of instruction.
4:00 PM Feb 13, 2014
About 112,000 Michigan residents chose a private insurance plan under the federal health care law in the first four months of enrollment, outpacing government projections by 12,000.
3:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Michigan's top transportation official warned lawmakers Tuesday that the coming pothole season may be worse than many drivers have ever seen, blaming a "brutal" winter for ruining deteriorating roads he said already are in poor condition because of a long-term funding crisis.
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.

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