- Mich. bill designed to protect late-night clerks Updated: Dec-09-13 5:29 am
- Few abortions covered with insurance in Michigan Updated: Dec-07-13 4:04 am
- Michigan House doesn't vote on education bills Updated: Dec-05-13 3:31 pm
- Anti-blight bills headed to Michigan governor Updated: Dec-05-13 11:05 am
- Mich. Senate votes to authorize sale of building Updated: Dec-04-13 8:58 pm
- House votes to assume teen prostitutes are victims Updated: Dec-04-13 6:58 pm
- House votes to ensure jury trials in state suits Updated: Dec-04-13 4:42 pm
- Michigan House budget rising 5 percent in 2014 Updated: Dec-04-13 4:29 pm
- WSU law dean Benson won't run against Bentivolio Updated: Dec-03-13 5:48 pm
- Lawmakers weigh passing, ignoring abortion bill Updated: Dec-03-13 5:05 pm
- Board recommends 2-year contract for Mich. workers Updated: Dec-02-13 8:22 pm
- State: Smarter Balanced tests only viable option Updated: Dec-02-13 6:29 pm
- Bill would allow smoking at more outdoor seating Updated: Dec-02-13 8:43 am
- Bill could make it easier to take home roadkill Updated: Dec-02-13 6:34 am
- Bills seek lasting maintenance of Mich. Capitol Updated: Nov-30-13 4:05 am
- Mich. law requires new license plate each decade Updated: Nov-26-13 5:25 pm
- Bill would affect taxes related to oil, gas wells Updated: Nov-22-13 9:31 am
- State Sen. Jansen: Won't challenge US Rep. Amash Updated: Nov-21-13 2:42 pm
- Bill forces disclosure of law's effect on premiums Updated: Nov-16-13 4:06 am
- Mich. Republicans split over disclosing ad funders Updated: Nov-14-13 5:22 pm
- Divided Mich. Senate votes to expand nurses' role Updated: Nov-13-13 7:48 pm
- Mich. Senate OKs sale of marijuana at pharmacies Updated: Nov-13-13 5:39 pm
- Mich. Senate votes to boost animal abuse penalties Updated: Nov-13-13 2:32 pm
- Bill would rename part of I-96 for fallen officer Updated: Nov-13-13 5:53 am
- Mich. senator plans vigil for trafficking victims Updated: Nov-13-13 4:07 am
NORTON SHORES, Michigan - Legislation is being announced that would require Michigan gas stations open after 11 p.m. to have two employees working or to install security cameras.
LANSING, Michigan - When lawmakers vote to restrict insurance coverage of abortions in Michigan, it will affect a small number of abortions because the vast majority already are paid for out of pocket.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan House has put off voting on legislation to hold back third-graders who aren't proficient in reading and grade public schools from A to F instead of colors.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan is close to enacting laws designed to crack down on the owners of blighted properties.
LANSING, Michigan - State senators authorized the potential sale of their downtown office building on Wednesday, drawing criticism from a top Democrat who alleged a secret deal already has been struck to move into nicer offices nearby.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan House has voted to give legal protection to teen prostitutes in an attempt to address human trafficking.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan House has voted unanimously to ensure that the right to jury trials continues in certain lawsuits filed against the state.
LANSING, Michigan - Lawmakers in the Michigan House will see their office budgets rise 5 percent in 2014.
LANSING, Michigan - Former Michigan secretary of state candidate Jocelyn Benson won't run for Congress in a Republican-leaning suburban Detroit district.
LANSING, Michigan - A citizen-initiated proposal that would require separate insurance for abortions landed in the Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday, with both sides immediately pressuring lawmakers to either pass it or leave it to voters.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Employee Relations Board is recommending a two-year contract for unionized state employees with modest salary increases along with bigger payments for less health insurance coverage.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan should stick with plans to switch to a new standardized test next school year because it is the only viable option, the state Education Department told lawmakers Monday.
LANSING, Michigan - Legislation introduced last month would roll back a provision of Michigan's smoking ban to allow smokers to light up at outdoor seating for bars and restaurants.
LANSING, Michigan - Legislation could make it easier for drivers to take home roadkill in Michigan.
LANSING, Michigan - Some Michigan lawmakers are pushing to create a lasting fund for maintenance of the 135-year-old state Capitol.
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law requiring Michigan drivers to replace license plates that are more than 10 years old.
LANSING, Michigan - A bill in Lansing would exempt from personal property taxes some equipment used to develop oil and gas wells, including piping, machinery and tanks, prompting concern about the potential effects on Michigan communities that rely on such revenue to fund services.
GAINES TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A state senator from suburban Grand Rapids says he won't challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in the 2014 Republican primary.
LANSING, Michigan - State legislators are divided over a plan requiring Michigan insurers to tell policyholders the impact of the federal health care law on their premiums.
LANSING, Michigan - Hours after Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson proposed requiring political parties and other interests to disclose individual donors who pay for certain election ads, the state Senate moved quickly to keep intact the existing rules so contributors stay anonymous.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan nurse practitioners and other nurses with advanced training could practice without oversight by physicians and prescribe drugs under legislation that won narrow approval Wednesday from the state Senate despite opposition from the doctors' lobby.
LANSING, Michigan - State lawmakers on Wednesday began laying the groundwork for the production and sale of marijuana from Michigan pharmacies, contingent on the federal government also deciding to reclassify the drug as a medical treatment.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan lawmakers have voted to increase criminal penalties for people who abuse animals and extend the prohibition to include breeders and pet shop operators.
LANSING, Michigan - A bill would rename part of Interstate 96 in honor of a western Michigan police officer who was run over and killed by two suspects fleeing from a bank robbery.
LANSING, Michigan - A state senator plans to host a candlelight vigil at Michigan's Capitol building to honor the lives of victims of human trafficking.