| May 31, 2013
| 7:43 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:15 AM
LANSING -- Five things to know about Gov. Rick Snyder's third annual State of the State address:
1. HOW TO TUNE IN: Snyder will deliver the speech Wednesday to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature in the House chamber of the state Capitol. He...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Thursday to phase out several hundred million dollars in taxes businesses annually pay on equipment.
The Michigan Legislature voted last week to repeal the industrial personal property tax during a marathon meeting...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:43 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Emmet County is expected to repeal more-than-20-year-old protections on its critical sand dune areas next week, after a new Michigan law passed in August easing private construction requirements on the iconic natural formations.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:31 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Here are five things to know about right-to-work legislation moving through the Michigan Legislature:
THE NAME IS MISLEADING
It isn't about a right to work but rather a right for workers to choose whether they want to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:37 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation to make Michigan the 24th right-to-work state shortly after the bills were approved this afternoon, the Detroit Free Press reports.
The Michigan Legislature gave final approval Tuesday to a...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:46 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature used a marathon session to send dozens of bills to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk, capping a busy week that featured making Michigan the nation's 24th right-to-work state.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:49 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A bill awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder's signature would require voters to declare their citizenship before getting a ballot.
The measure was passed by the Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature during its final session that...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:22 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:09 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:04 AM
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-...