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Approps Panels Move Budgets
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The House and Senate Appropriations Committee s on Wednesday moved eight budgets each to their respective chamber floors.

Hall, Tate, Xiong, McFall Facing Primaries; Bezotte Explains Switcheroo
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The leaders of the House Democratic and Republican caucuses are among the many incumbents facing primaries in August, though the level of seriousness will vary widely.

House Adds $50M In Disaster Relief To State Police Budget
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

A House subcommittee on Tuesday beefed up the Department of State Police budget with an additional $50 million for local governments to cover costs of natural events caused by climate change.

Former Sen. Green, Supporter Of Ag, Gun Rights, Dies At 75
Friday, March 29, 2024

Mike Green, who served in both the House and Senate during his tenure in the Legislature, where he worked on agriculture issues and reducing firearm regulations, died Thursday. He was 75.

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.

DHHS Budget: Boosts For Behavioral, Maternal Health; Medicaid Rebid
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Increases in spending for behavioral health clinics, maternal health, juvenile justice, cash assistance to the poor, a raise for non-direct care workers and a significant increase in Medicaid caseloads helped lift the Department of Health and Human Services budget by 5.5 percent under Governor Gretchen Whitmer's recommendation.

Whitmer Floats Assistance For Child Care Workers In New Agency Budget
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Governor Gretchen Whitmer's 2024-25 fiscal year budget recommendation includes a new program that would give child care workers financial assistance to offset the cost of caring for their own children.

Senate Bills On Lab Animals, Labor, Cigars See Final Passage
Thursday, November 9, 2023

The House acted on several Senate bills Thursday that will pave the way for the legislation to make it to the governor's desk by the end of the year.

In Dramatic Vote, House OKs Financial Disclosure Bills
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

During a late-night session Wednesday, the House managed to muster up the votes to pass financial disclosure requirements with the help of some Republicans as several Democrats voted no. The passage of the bills left a bipartisan group of lawmakers unhappy.

House Pushes Through Late Night Session To Deliver Energy Packages
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Legislation giving the Public Service Commission siting authority over large solar and wind projects and setting a 100 percent clean energy standard narrowly passed the House about midnight Thursday following a day of negotiating and writing amendments.

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