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When unions in the state sought to put collective bargaining in the state Constitution voters took exception to that in November -- overwhelmingly as it turned out. And with that trick, state Republicans figured now is the time to make Michigan a right to...
Tis that time of the year where giving is better than receiving -- and there are plenty of organizations out there that could use a little giving on our part. With unemployment and underemployment still running wild in the area, there are plenty of our...
College Gridiron 365 BlogÂ» Orlando Sentinel â College Gridiron 365 BlogDrive on to get Michigan highway named after Alabama's Mark Ingram Mark Ingram has made quite a name for himself during his two seasons at Alabama....
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A year-and-a-half after legalizing louder, more powerful fireworks in Michigan, lawmakers are giving local governments the power to restrict their use around holidays after a slew of complaints were lodged by the public. A...
DETROIT (AP) — Cultural institutions with assets or collections that are owned by or tied to the city of Detroit are concerned about their own future after word that the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection could be sold to help satisfy creditors...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers began setting the table Wednesday for how to spend $49 billion in the next Michigan budget, with big disputes to be resolved next month over expanding Medicaid, boosting road maintenance, giving tax credits for movie-...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are poised to take significant steps forward in passing the next state budget. The Republican-controlled House on Wednesday is planning to approve its entire spending plan for state government along with...
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Bills spark debate over paid sick time in Michigan ALANNA DURKIN,Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some Michigan Republicans are pushing to ban local governments from requiring employers to provide paid sick leave as cities in other...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rep. Matt Lori found himself in an unusual position when shepherding through a $15.3 billion health budget that pays for Medicaid, the health insurance program for the needy. The Republican chairman of the House health budget...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature has approved $21 million in emergency spending to dredge 49 harbors with low water levels. The bill won final passage Thursday from the Senate on a 30-5 vote after being passed by the House 107-3 a...
Tags: Politics, Government, Rick Snyder
ALANSON - With the right cause and motivation for that cause, teenagers can make a difference. Alanson students have proven that. Alanson Public Schools was able to hear Bonnie Raffaele's tragic story through her program, The KDR Challenge, back in...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A newspaper's analysis found that $556,000 in taxpayer money was used by state government agencies to lobby the Michigan Legislature in 2012. The Lansing State Journal reports state officials say the money equates to staff...
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