| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:49 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down an injunction Friday, clearing the way for a Michigan law that likely will diminish the role of unions in public construction projects.
The court, in a 2-1 decision, said there's nothing illegal...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Reaction to Detroit becoming the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history:
"This is the first step toward restoring the city." — Detroit emergency manager, Kevyn Orr.
"Governor Snyder's plan to suspend democracy,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Michigan Senate says he's tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.
Majority Leader Randy Richardville on Wednesday said a group of senators studying...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:58 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are taking a closer look at whether the state should continue implementing stricter benchmarks in reading and math.
A House subcommittee on Tuesday will hold the first of several hearings on Common Core...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Access to health care coverage will be rolled out during the next year for most of Michigan's 1.3 million uninsured residents under the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. But, getting that information to the public is proving to be a major...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to a measure that would make more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, positioning the state to become the largest controlled by Republicans to support a key component of the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:04 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Labor union supporters and the governor who made this the first right-to-work Labor Day in Michigan marched on opposite ends of the state Monday as America observed the holiday honoring working people.
Gov. Rick Snyder set a fast...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:46 AM
ST. JOSEPH -- Mike Sepic, a 25-year veteran in the Berrien County prosecutor's office, was the best fit among three candidates to take over as county prosecutor, Berrien Circuit Court judges decided this week.
The four judges said in a formal...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:18 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Supporters of a statewide student safety hotline patterned after one established in Colorado in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre hope to clear a final hurdle once schools are back in session.
Gov. Rick Snyder...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Despite unrelenting pressure by congressional Republicans to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, GOP governors in swing-voting states are grudgingly bowing to the reality that "Obamacare" is the law of the...