2:00 PM Jun 21, 2014
Workers hired by disabled Medicaid recipients will have to undergo criminal background checks, Michigan's top public health official said Wednesday, a day after a scathing audit flagged nearly 3,800 independent-living aides with felony convictions.
11:00 AM Jun 21, 2014
Michigan State Police said motor carrier officers conducted more than 1,100 commercial motor vehicle safety inspections during this year's Roadcheck enforcement operation.
8:19 AM Jun 19, 2014
The state said Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly in the latest month to 7.5 percent.
2:00 PM Jun 17, 2014
Democrats on Monday announced long-shot legislation to repeal Michigan's law requiring people or businesses wanting abortion insurance coverage to buy an extra policy in advance, an attempt to keep the issue in voters' minds before the November election.
2:00 PM Jun 15, 2014
Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers' final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.
9:01 AM Jun 13, 2014
Michigan lawmakers on Thursday finished sending Gov. Rick Snyder a $53.2 billion state budget, approving increased aid for local governments and money to hire more state troopers and conservation officers.
6:01 PM Jun 12, 2014
A new class of 43 people was selected to participate in a program to develop science, technology, engineering and math teachers for several Michigan rural and urban school districts, officials announced Wednesday.
9:06 AM Jun 12, 2014
Michigan senators soundly defeated a proposal Wednesday that could have led to a sales tax increase as lawmakers scrambled to try to raise taxes and vehicle registration fees to improve deteriorating roads with one day left before the Legislature adjourns for much of the summer.
1:04 PM Jun 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $2 million to clean up brownfield sites in Detroit, Kalamazoo and Muskegon Heights.
9:00 AM Jun 11, 2014
Michigan will spend 4 percent more next year on public schools and pause plans to replace its standardized test with one being developed by a group of states, under a K-12 budget headed toward final approval this week.

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