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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) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gives his third annual State of the State address. WSBT.com will air the speech live, and these are five things to know about it: 1. HOW TO TUNE IN: Snyder will deliver the speech Wednesday to a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama has repeated his opposition to right-to-work laws as the Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature moved toward adopting the union-curbing measure. The Michigan House voted Thursday to approve a bill...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans rushed right-to-work legislation through the Michigan Legislature Thursday, drawing raucous protests from hundreds of union supporters, some of whom were pepper-sprayed by police when they tried to storm the...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers have passed a bill that would ban cellphone use by new drivers. The Michigan Legislature passed the bill dubbed "Kelsey's Law" 74-33 during a final legislative session that spanned two days and ended...
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...
Tags: Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Politics, Rick Snyder, Voting
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — On a winter morning in 2010, Kelsey Dawn Raffaele was driving home from a friend's house and chatting on her cell phone when she crashed, ending her life at age 17 — and setting her devastated mother on a mission to...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature cleared the way Thursday for GOP Gov. Rick Snyder to sign a replacement for an emergency manager law struck down by voters, delivering another punch to Democrats still reeling from this...
DETROIT (AP) — Here are five of the top issues the Michigan Legislature likely will grapple with during the final dozen or so scheduled meeting days before the end of the year. EMERGENCY MANAGER LAW — Gov. Rick Snyder and fellow Republican...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — More than 200 activists attended training Saturday in preparation for a protest at the Michigan Capitol, where lawmakers are putting the final touches on legislation that would allow workers to stop paying union dues....
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The leader of the Michigan Senate said he and fellow Republican colleagues are armed with a proposal to replace the state law that lets emergency managers take over local governments in the event voters strike it down in...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNILES -- Finally, there's peace on the labor front in the Niles public schools. Shortly after teachers ratified a new contract carrying through the end of the 2014 school year, the Niles Board of Education, following a roughly 30-minute closed session,...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers, Politics, Elections
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