1:11 PM Jun 30, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday in favor of Michigan and other Republican-led states that challenged Environmental Protection Agency rules that would reduce mercury and other air pollution from coal-fired power plants. The regulations, announced in 2011, are different from rules proposed last year to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
5:22 PM Jun 27, 2015
While the Michigan Legislature debates how to put an additional $1.2 billion annually toward repairing roads, the state may be facing another transportation funding crunch as congestion grows on some of its major thoroughfares.
4:03 PM Jun 29, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance.
9:02 AM Jun 26, 2015
The state says Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate rose 1.1 points to 5.9 percent in May as a large number of people entered the workforce for the summer.
3:58 PM Jun 26, 2015
State Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson will step down and run against Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in the 1st Congressional District, a competitive northern Michigan seat that Democrats hope to swing in their favor with increased Democratic turnout in the 2016 presidential election.
9:01 AM Jun 22, 2015
Michigan lawmakers voted late last week to end an incentive program used to entice movie, TV and video game productions such as "The Five-Year Engagement" and parts of the "Transformers" series to the state over the past seven years, saving money that proponents said would be better spent improving crumbling roads.
4:07 PM Jun 21, 2015
The first quarter of the legislative session was dominated by Michigan voters' rejection of the previous Legislature's road-funding proposal and passage of a new state budget.
10:01 AM Jun 18, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday will sign a $54.5 billion state budget that goes into effect on Oct. 1. Here's how the spending plan could affect you:
9:01 AM Jun 18, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a $54.5 billion state budget on Wednesday with a modest spending boost for education and a temporary increase in road construction funding, pledging to work with lawmakers over the summer on a long-term transportation funding fix.
6:00 PM Jun 13, 2015
Michigan would legalize the recreational use of marijuana under two proposed initiatives for which advocates will soon begin collecting voter signatures.