Upbeat Republican lawmakers chose new, potentially more conservative leaders Thursday to help set their agenda in 2015 and beyond in a state Legislature where the majority GOP will have an even bigger footprint.
Candidates and their allies are frantically working to get their supporters to vote before today's midterm election brings what could be the closest Michigan governor's race in a quarter-century and a new U.S. senator.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign raised nearly $900,000 more than Democratic challenger Mark Schauer over an eight-week period and has a $400,000 edge for the final stretch before Election Day.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law clarifying that automakers can only sell through franchised dealers, a move electric car maker Tesla Motors said puts Michigan in the "rare minority" of states to ban stores where consumers can buy vehicles directly from manufacturers.
The Michigan Democratic Party on Monday accused Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's administration of twice extending a state contract without competitive bidding last year and increasing its worth earlier this year just a day after the company's executives held a fundraiser for his campaign.