9:01 AM Mar 17, 2015
The Department of Talent and Economic Development launched Monday with the aim of making Michigan a national leader in talent development for skilled trades such as manufacturing, welding, electrical work and automotive production.
3:19 PM Mar 16, 2015
Michigan should ramp up energy-efficiency programs over the next decade and encourage — but not require — utilities to produce more power with natural gas and renewable sources to replace retiring coal-fired plants, Gov. Rick Snyder told lawmakers on Friday.
4:03 PM Mar 14, 2015
Some Michigan bridges classified as being in critical condition aren't being inspected as frequently or as thoroughly as they should be, according to an audit released Friday.
11:00 AM Mar 16, 2015
Michigan's public records law allows anyone to request information that can help shine a light on what government is doing, but not all of government is subject to those disclosure requirements.
9:45 PM Mar 11, 2015
The Michigan House has approved a bill cutting off the state's film incentives, despite recent comments from the governor that he doesn't support an abrupt end to the program.
6:00 PM Mar 11, 2015
The state Senate approved a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit the smoking or growing of medical marijuana on rental properties without permission from a landlord.
3:50 PM Mar 11, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan's projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue.
2:03 PM Mar 8, 2015
Michigan's film incentive program is being scrutinized in Lansing yet again in the midst of a larger debate about how to cut costs and pay for increased liabilities.
12:58 PM Mar 6, 2015
Michigan would end 15 years of competition in the electricity market and its 10 percent renewable power requirement would be left intact — but not rise — under a rewrite of the state's energy law proposed Thursday by a key Republican.
12:00 PM Mar 5, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday giving Michigan State Police rather than counties the authority to approve concealed weapons licenses.

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