4:00 PM Jan 25, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder hopes to resuscitate legislation that would protect gay and transgender residents from discrimination, while LGBT advocates explore asking voters to pass the bill since it's unlikely to clear the GOP-led Legislature.
2:00 PM Jan 25, 2015
The Michigan attorney general's office has found no evidence of price-fixing or other illegal conduct by road salt suppliers after drastic increases in the cost of the commodity used to tame icy roads.
6:00 AM Jan 23, 2015
Note: The Associated Press was having technical difficulties Thursday. A "10 things to know today" for Friday did not come across the wire.
4:15 PM Jan 23, 2015
It took just days into the new legislative session for relations to sour in the Michigan House, where Democrats are livid with Republicans for snubbing their pick for the top-ranking Democrat on a powerful budget panel.
1:00 PM Jan 22, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder recently reappointed Sandra Metcalf of Grand Haven for a new three-year term to the Michigan Committee on Juvenile Justice.
9:04 AM Jan 22, 2015
Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continued its rapid decline last month, falling 0.4 to 6.3 percent and its lowest level in 12 years, the state said Wednesday.
8:48 PM Jan 20, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to "dramatically" restructure state government to help the poor and others enter society's mainstream, and called for passage of a sales tax hike to improve deteriorating roads.
6:12 PM Jan 20, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder said he will announce plans in his State of the State speech tonight to reorganize two state agencies as part of a long-term plan to "dramatically" restructure government to better help poor people by focusing less on programs and more on the recipients of public assistance.
4:00 PM Jan 17, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed bills Friday to prohibit e-cigarettes from being regulated as tobacco products under Michigan law.
11:01 AM Jan 19, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder's budget director predicted "real" but as yet unspecified cuts to government services after economists agreed Friday that state revenue is $289 million short of projections in the current budget and $527 million below expectations for next year — largely because of large companies cashing in tax credits.

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