When the Michigan Legislature returns to work Wednesday after a holiday break, the November general election will be fewer than 10 months away.
Next year will be a busy one for Michigan politics with a primary election scheduled for Aug. 7 and a statewide general election scheduled for Nov. 6.
LANSING — Any proposal to automatically cut premiums for Michigan drivers would be "dead" on arrival in the Republican-led Senate, Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof said Wednesday, bringing into question lawmakers' long-sought aim to enact major auto insurance changes.
Several area parks and recreation projects received support from both the state House and Senate in votes to fund Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund projects.
Local leaders joined Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Twp. and several of his legislative colleagues from Lansing on Monday for a roundtable discussion on proposed short-term rental legislation.
Park Township resident Jim Lilly was sworn in Friday morning by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley in front of family, friends and other local officials during a ceremony hosted at the Ottawa County Fillmore Street Complex.
With just days left in the two-year term, the Michigan Legislature may be inching toward votes on what is billed as a comprehensive rewrite of state energy laws — legislation that Gov. Rick Snyder has made clear is his highest priority.
LANSING — Before the Michigan Legislature adjourned Thursday for a 12-week summer break, lawmakers passed a flurry of bills, sidelined several major issues and prepared for the campaign season ahead.
A bill designed to make changes to the state’s Campaign Finance Act has caught the eye of local governments.
What’s goes into setting a speed limit? Grand Haven leaders say they hope local input remains part of the equation.