10:17 AM May 15, 2015
Michigan's Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday to repeal a 50-year-old state law that requires better pay and benefits on state-financed construction projects after forceful debate over whether the legislation would save taxpayers or take money out of blue-collar workers' pockets.
9:00 AM May 14, 2015
Republican House Speaker Kevin Cotter proposed a plan Wednesday to increase the amount of long-term funding available for road repairs in Michigan, just over a week after voters overwhelmingly rejected a sales tax referendum that would have helped pay for them.
10:00 AM May 13, 2015
Michigan's top judge said Tuesday that a state panel's potential impending recommendation to raise judicial pay is "symbolic" and lawmakers should approve legislation changing how salaries are set so the process is less political.
9:00 AM May 13, 2015
The leader of the Michigan Senate said a senator facing criminal charges should give "serious consideration" to whether or not he can still serve his constituents.
12:00 PM May 10, 2015
The public's trouncing of a lawmaker-proposed constitutional amendment to upgrade Michigan roads leaves Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators searching for an alternative.
3:02 PM May 8, 2015
The Michigan Press Association recently honored state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, and state Rep. Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle, for their support of sunshine and transparency in government.
10:57 AM May 8, 2015
Michigan officials expect the state's teen summer unemployment rate to continue its downward trend this year.
8:53 AM May 8, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder has ruled out running for president in 2016.
6:09 PM May 8, 2015
Michigan lawmakers on Thursday finalized legislation that would make more criminal offenders eligible for a second chance by raising the age limit to qualify for the state's diversion program for younger criminals.
4:00 PM May 7, 2015
Authorities say a recent drunken driving crackdown featuring stepped-up patrols led to more than 500 drunken driving arrests.