4:00 PM Jan 5, 2014
Anticipating a sizable budget surplus, Republican lawmakers want to enact a broad-based tax cut for residents this election year — most likely a reduction in Michigan's income tax.
12:03 PM Jan 2, 2014
The state of Michigan is defending its rejection of an anti-war license plate, saying children riding in cars need to be protected from seeing "WAR SUX."
6:00 PM Dec 31, 2013
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, the governor's point man on mental health issues, signed legislation Monday that allows for the expansion of the state's mental health court program.
11:00 AM Dec 31, 2013
he U.S. Census says Michigan's population rose in the past year, but at a rate below the nation's.
8:00 AM Dec 28, 2013
Emergencies have been declared by four Michigan counties and one township hard hit by a pre-Christmas ice storm that for a time left nearly 600,000 homes and businesses across the state without power.
2:25 PM Dec 28, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder announced Friday a slew of appointments to state boards and commissions, including several appointees from the Northwest Ottawa County area.
12:53 PM Dec 24, 2013
A federal appeals court has issued a stay of a judge's ruling that could lead to parole for prisoners convicted of murders committed when they were under 18.
10:49 AM Dec 24, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws giving blind residents a break on their taxes and creating a specialty license plate to provide breast cancer screening.
8:45 AM Dec 24, 2013
Michigan residents are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of a $100 million settlement with a Massachusetts pharmacy company linked to a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis.
10:00 AM Dec 23, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators so far have enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013, with roughly 70 more awaiting the governor's signature after a final burst of voting in December.

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