11:10 AM Jun 25, 2014
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.
4:00 PM Jun 22, 2014
Back in 1939, tuition at St. Mary Cathedral High School in Lansing was $10 a student; $15 for a family.
12:00 PM Jun 22, 2014
Michigan paid more than $85 million last fiscal year to people and companies that sued the state, ranging from $42 to mediate a case involving a lakeside road to a $41 million tax refund to General Motors.
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.

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