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Candidate Filing Deadline Sets Battle For House Control
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

House races across the state are starting to take shape with the window for candidate filing closed as of 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Whitmer Signs Surrogacy, IVF Protection Package
Monday, April 1, 2024

ROYAL OAK – Surrounded by families who relied on surrogacy and IVF to get pregnant, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the Family Protection Act in Royal Oak on Monday.

Surrogacy Package Clears Divided Senate
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

A bill package intended to authorize contractual surrogacy relationships cleared its final major hurdle in the Senate following debate over the intent of the proposal and votes largely along party lines Tuesday.

Traffic Cameras In Construction Zones Reported Along Party Lines
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Senators voted Tuesday in favor of allowing traffic enforcement cameras to be placed in construction zones to enforce speed limits.

50 GOP Lawmakers Endorse Trump
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Two-thirds of the Michigan Senate Republican caucus earlier this month endorsed former President Donald Trump in his bid for returning to the White House.

Restrained Increases Seek To Keep New Programming In Place
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Governor Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 2024-25 fiscal year budget is designed to build on the new and expanded state-funded programming and services established during the pandemic-fueled revenue surge but with more modest increases.

Bumstead Bill Would Allow For Firearm Safety Course
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Public schools would be allowed the option to offer firearm safety courses as part of students' physical education curriculum under a bill introduced last week in the Senate.

Auto No-Fault Bills See Bipartisan Support In Senate As DIFS Opposes
Thursday, October 19, 2023

Significant changes to the state's 2019 auto no-fault law cleared the Senate Thursday with some bipartisan support as the Department of Insurance and Financial Services is raising concerns about the potential for increased costs for drivers as a result.

Senate Votes To Bring Back 1976 Flag Plate For 2026
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Perhaps the most beloved license plate in Michigan history, the red, white and blue 1976 U.S. Bicentennial plate would be brought back in 2026 for the nation's semi quincentennial under a bill that passed the Senate on Thursday.

Per-Pupil Rise, Bump For Higher Ed Mark $24.3B Education Budget
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Michigan's education budget will rise to new heights in the upcoming fiscal year, with the Legislature approving Wednesday a 5 percent per-pupil foundation allowance increase while providing a slew of new or increased funding items within the first budget crafted under Democratic control in nearly 40 years.

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