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A House committee voted on the bills a couple of months after lawmakers criticized and questioned MSF Chairman and MEDC President Michael Finney about an audit that found the MSF gave the Legislature incomplete and overstated data on jobs created from business incentive programs.
Gov. Rick Snyder's approval rating has ticked up to 35.6 percent -- its highest point since the summer of 2012 -- according to a new State of the State Survey from Michigan State University to be released today.
He was in the state that had supported him and the anti-apartheid movement for a rally at Tiger Stadium But when Mandela exited the plane in Detroit, the first thing he wanted to do was to meet Rosa Parks, the woman who sparked the U.S. civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama.
Controversial legislation that makes it easier for phone companies to discontinue traditional landline service passed the Michigan Senate by a wide margin on Thursday.
Michigan's medical marijuana law would be updated to allow for dispensaries and edible products under legislation debated Thursday in a state House committee.
The protests are part of a push by unions, Democrats and other worker advocacy groups to raise wages in low-wage sectors to $15 an hour.
Nothing says "Christmas" quite like a vibrant, colorful poinsettia. There's something about those blooming, red, white, pink and burgundy plants that simply makes the yuletide season pop.
The University of Michigan is ranked in the top ten in an area other than athletics and in this case, losing to that Ohio school is O-K.
For Immediate Release: December 4, 2013 LANSING Released today by the Association for State and Territorial Health Officials , the 2013 National Health Security Preparedness Index is a newly developed tool that measures health security at the state and national level.
Michigan lawmakers are currently deciding whether to advance a bill that would require women in the state to purchase a separate insurance policy for abortion coverage, even in cases of rape or incest.
A lawsuit charging that the U.S. bishops' ethical standards for hospitals caused negligent care of a pregnant woman wrongly claims that abortion was medically necessary, a doctor and professor of medicine has said.
A citizen-initiated proposal that would require separate insurance for abortions landed in the Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday, with both sides immediately pressuring lawmakers to either pass it or leave it to voters.
Grand Rapids Police and Michigan Department of Corrections personnel arrested seven people Tuesday during compliance checks of city residents on parole and probation.
State lawmakers are pushing a new bill that would allow people take home fresh road kill without first notifying authorities.
Campaign finance changes will be considered by the House of Representatives. Increases in campaign contributions have been approved by the Senate.
Michigan's Republican-controlled Legislature is set to vote on a measure to ban abortion coverage from all health insurance plans, requiring women to purchase a separate policy to cover the procedure.