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.
10:00 AM May 4, 2014
Michigan regulators on Friday demanded that one of the state's biggest utilities, Consumers Energy, make tree trimming a bigger priority to prevent the sort of widespread and lengthy power outages caused by last winter's ice storm.
11:01 AM May 2, 2014
Posting sexually explicit photos of someone online without permission could result in jail time or fines under legislation introduced in the Michigan Senate.
10:33 AM Apr 30, 2014
Michigan will require disclosure of chemicals injected into the ground and testing of some water wells under updated regulations on hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", a technique for extracting natural gas and oil from deep underground.
9:00 AM Apr 30, 2014
Any accredited Michigan medical school could receive dead body donations under legislation that's passed the state House.
12:00 PM Apr 27, 2014
An income tax cut seemed inevitable just two months ago, as Gov. Rick Snyder and majority Republican lawmakers offered up and even began passing rival plans to use some of a budget surplus for short- or long-term tax relief before the 2014 elections.
9:00 AM Apr 25, 2014
Volunteers taking part in the state's Adopt-A-Highway program will soon be picking up litter in northern lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
11:01 AM Apr 25, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers remain at odds over how much to rein in the charitable gambling industry featuring games such as Las Vegas-style poker, after the state Senate voted unanimously Thursday to ease regulations that could go into effect next month.
10:26 AM Apr 25, 2014
A Republican lawmaker on Thursday proposed raising Michigan's minimum wage by a smaller amount than what is being backed by organizers of a ballot drive, warning that their attempt to give workers who rely on tips the same base wage as everyone else would force restaurants to close.
5:45 PM Apr 24, 2014
Michigan will let its 680,000 military veterans get a special designation on their driver's licenses starting May 1.

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