A normally routine meeting of the Michigan Republican Party this weekend could get dicey when activists move to rebuke statements such as GOP National Committee member Dave Agema's recent assertion that gay people want health coverage because of the threat of AIDS.
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder's push for the legislation.
The state school superintendent said Tuesday he will direct more of Michigan's worst public schools into a state improvement district as early as January, while critics questioned whether the move is legal without the Legislature's blessing.
Michigan police chiefs and sheriffs on Monday came out against legislation that would make it easier for phone companies to stop offering traditional land line service, saying it would put seniors and rural residents at risk during emergencies.