8:40 PM Jun 3, 2015
Lawmakers approved a $54.5 billion state budget Wednesday, passing modest funding increases for roads and education along with new initiatives designed to boost early literacy and training for jobs in the trades.
1:02 PM Jun 3, 2015
A variety of groups spoke out Tuesday against a bill that would eliminate a tax credit for low-income, working families as part of a plan from Republican House Speaker Kevin Cotter to provide more money for repairing Michigan's roads.
9:01 AM Jun 2, 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network, which sell medical insurance to more than half of Michigan residents who buy their own coverage under the federal health care law, are seeking 2016 premium increases that average about 10 percent, the state insurance department announced Monday.
2:00 PM May 31, 2015
Charitable poker events in Michigan will face stricter rules after a Michigan Court of Appeals decision Friday.
11:55 AM May 30, 2015
Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush, a likely but still unannounced Republican candidate for president in 2016, toured a Lansing plant that manufactures an anthrax vaccine Thursday during a three-day visit to Michigan and said he expects to spend a lot of time in the state if he becomes a candidate.
5:00 PM May 29, 2015
Ottawa County's Michigan Rehabilitation Services office, 121 Clover St. in Holland, is among those to be closed.
10:00 AM May 29, 2015
The state says Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in April, down 0.9 from the previous month and 2.1 points from a year earlier.
5:00 PM May 27, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder's administration on Tuesday backed off the assertion that the popular Pure Michigan tourism program would have to be cut as a result of House Republicans' proposed plan to fund road repairs.
9:52 AM May 27, 2015
Lawmakers on Tuesday accelerated efforts to finish the state budget, giving initial approval to much of a $55 billion plan that pumps more money into roads, gives a modest funding boost to universities and community colleges, and closes a juvenile justice facility.
4:24 PM May 20, 2015
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirms three cases of canine flu in the state, including two in West Michigan