11:00 AM May 10, 2014
A top Republican lawmaker's proposal that would increase Michigan's hourly minimum wage to $8.15 in September could thwart a current ballot drive to gradually raise it to $10.10 by 2017.
6:00 PM May 9, 2014
Michigan authorities say they arrested 451 motorists for drunken driving during a three-week impaired driving crackdown in March and early April.
11:00 AM May 9, 2014
The Michigan House voted Thursday to dedicate $450 million a year more for road upkeep, which proponents called a long-overdue step while critics argued the money isn't nearly enough to fix the state's deteriorating transportation infrastructure.
9:00 AM May 9, 2014
The Michigan Senate and House passed similar school budget bills Thursday that would increase per-pupil spending on K-12 education for next fiscal year.
10:52 AM May 8, 2014
Lawmakers took an initial step Wednesday toward permanently spending more on Michigan's deteriorating roads, mostly by redirecting existing revenue while also paving the way for gasoline taxes to grow with inflation over time.
10:28 PM May 6, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Arbor Day Foundation have given 125 communities in the state the "Tree City USA" certification for their efforts in 2013.
11:50 AM May 7, 2014
Divided Michigan lawmakers on Tuesday voted to allow for the use of coal ash and other industrial byproducts in cement and asphalt, approving legislation that would reclassify certain hazardous wastes for "beneficial use."
10:19 AM May 7, 2014
The Michigan House passed a $36.5 billion omnibus budget bill Tuesday as the Senate approved parts of its spending plan that would increase higher education funding by 6.8 percent.
8:55 AM May 6, 2014
An energy company on Monday agreed to pay $5 million to Michigan to resolve charges of bid-rigging in public auctions for oil and gas leases.
6:00 PM May 4, 2014
Lawmakers are balking at plans to give Common Core-based exams to kids in Michigan schools next school year, pushing for a pause of the tests expected to replace assessments the state has used for nearly 45 years.

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