The Michigan Department of Human Services announced Thursday that it is revamping its funding model for foster care to allocate money up-front to nonprofit agencies and increase their accountability for children in their care.
Michigan school groups have countered Gov. Rick Snyder's K-12 budget plan with one of their own that would give districts more per student by eliminating line-item spending that benefits a smaller number of students.
Lawmakers this week will propose and begin passing a deal to guarantee that local governments lose little to no revenue from a planned phase-out of taxes on industrial machinery and small businesses' equipment.
House Republicans on Thursday pitched a revised overhaul of Michigan's auto insurance system that would cut premiums and curtail unlimited medical benefits for people catastrophically injured in crashes.