Michigan imposed a quarantine on shipments of fir trees and some timber products from outside the state to protect the state's nearly 14 million fir trees from an invasive insect that is difficult to eradicate, officials said.
Michigan's plan to conduct criminal background checks on 60,000 workers hired to help disabled Medicaid recipients live in their homes will not lead every ex-felon to be disqualified as an aide, top state officials said Monday.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed changes in Michigan's high school graduation rules Wednesday that will allow students to meet some math and foreign language requirements through materials woven into certain technical and arts classes.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a $15.8 billion education budget that includes substantially more money for public universities and a preschool program for disadvantaged 4-year-olds, along with a more modest boost in K-12 districts' traditional per-student funding.