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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A top Republican in the Michigan Legislature wants to prohibit the sale of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection to help with the city's financial crisis. A bill introduced Wednesday says art institutes must adhere to...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A fresh wave of severe thunderstorms is pushing across Michigan's Lower Peninsula, two days after earlier storms spawned six tornadoes and knocked down numerous homes in the Flint area. The National Weather Service issued...
Associated PressLANSING, Mich. (AP) — A set of educational benchmarks has sparked a contentious debate in Lansing, pitting Republican Gov. Rick Snyder against the Republican-led Legislature. Michigan adopted the Common Core State Standards in 2010. The standards...
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AP Environmental WriterTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For the second time in recent years, the Michigan Legislature is rewriting environmental laws in ways that critics say would make it easier to develop sensitive wetlands. Business interests say the changes would provide...
Tags: Wetlands, Crime, Law and Justice
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...
Tags: Rick Snyder, Health Insurance
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) — 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: Rick Snyder, Politics, Government, Executive Branch
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...
Tags: Students, Judges, Politics, U.S. Congress, Government
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...
Having a car is a necessity for just about everyone in Northern Michigan. And with few public transportation options, that's unlikely to change. Commuting in a rural area means more miles, more gas and more vehicle maintenance costs, also a fact unlikely...
Tags: Travel, Road Transportation, Rick Snyder, Politics, Elections
Staff WriterThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public informational meeting Thursday, Feb. 14, to address the changes in Emmet County, after it repealed its critical dunes ordinance last month. Both the Emmet County Planning Commission...
Tags: Lake Michigan
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