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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan teachers' performance in the classroom would play a bigger role in the amount they get in their paychecks under a proposal being debated in the Republican-controlled state House. The House Education Committee...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some Michigan lawmakers are making another attempt to change the state's high school graduation requirements, which they argue do not provide flexibility to allow students to pursue career and technical education programs....
Joseph Harris is out as Benton Harbor's emergency financial manager. The Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board on Friday voted to appoint Tony Saunders II to replace Harris. Saunders' appointment is effective Feb. 1. Saunders had...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers for a Michigan inmate have asked the state appeals court to reinstate a decision that would release him from a life sentence. Gov. Jennifer Granholm agreed to commute the no-parole sentence of Matthew Makowski in...
BENTON HARBOR — Emergency financial manager Joe Harris is expected Monday afternoon to discuss the progress of his work in Benton Harbor and the southwest Michigan city's financial future. Benton Harbor is one of five cities and three public...
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DETROIT (AP) — A judge has blocked a new Michigan law that was intended to cut off union dues paid by home health care workers. Detroit federal Judge Nancy Edmunds said Wednesday an injunction is needed because the law illegally impairs an existing...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave the state back all but $1 of his pay last year. But this year, the multimillionaire said he plans on giving a portion of his $159,300 annual salary to charity. The Republican governor announced...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are making another attempt at repealing a state law that requires motorcyclists to wear helmets. The state Senate gave final legislative approval to a repeal of the ban Wednesday by a 24-14 vote. The measure...
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DETROIT (AP) — Two Benton Harbor commissioners are hoping a ruling that a review team looking over the finances of a troubled school district in the Detroit area violated the state's Open Meetings Act and eventually will lead to the ouster of Benton...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature is scheduled to take action on bills that would create a state ban on a procedure that opponents call "partial-birth abortion." Proposals that would enact a Michigan-level ban on the...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A proposed state-level ban on a procedure opponents call "partial birth" abortion is getting final approval in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature. A key bill in the proposal was approved by the House by a 75-34 vote...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Government, Republican Party, Abortion
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says he's pleased Michigan ranked No. 2 in the first-ever Bloomberg Economic Evaluation of States. The Republican told reporters Wednesday in a conference call that the ranking will help sell the state...
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