Hundreds of Michigan schools would be required to submit financial data to the state under legislation approved Thursday by the GOP-controlled House, though opponents say the changes would only identify and not fix problems at struggling schools.
The Associated Press emailed all 148 members of Michigan's Legislature asking them to answer three questions about the May 5 ballot measure that would increase the state's sales tax to trigger more money for roads:
Faith-based agencies could refuse to participate in adoptions involving gay couples or prospective parents on grounds of religious beliefs under bills heard and approved in two hours Wednesday by a Michigan Senate committee.
A divided state Senate approved revisions Thursday to Michigan's auto insurance law that backers said would curtail costs in the only state to require unlimited medical benefits for those severely injured in crashes and that opponents warned wouldn't guarantee rate relief.
People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country to more aggressively tell of the state's rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid.