- Snyder makes final push for voters to approve tax increase Updated: May-04-15 6:01 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder wrapped up a road tour Monday urging voters to approve a tax increase that would generate $1.2 billion a year more for roads, saying the tax hike is needed to ensure safer roads.
- Snyder rules out Cabinet position in reaction to speculation Updated: May-04-15 5:18 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday he is not angling for a Cabinet position, despite speculation that could be the case as he travels around the country promoting Michigan's rebound.
- Walker promotes tax cuts before Michigan vote Updated: May-04-15 4:46 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Republican presidential contender Scott Walker on Monday touted tax cuts to boost the U.S. economy, a day before Michigan voters decide the fate of tax hikes to improve deteriorating road and bridge infrastructure.
- With Walker a 2016 GOP force, Kasich and Snyder ponder runs Updated: May-04-15 3:36 am
WASHINGTON - Wisconsin's Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It's a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like to be in.
- Q&A on Michigan ballot measure to hike taxes for road work Updated: May-02-15 9:23 am
LANSING, Michigan - Voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of a constitutional amendment that would raise Michigan's sales tax by 1 percentage point to trigger more money for a deteriorating network of highways, roads and bridges.
- Ex-Detroit emergency manager expects to return to law firm Updated: Apr-23-15 3:42 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - The man who shepherded Detroit through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history says he expects to rejoin the law firm he left two years ago to take the city's emergency manager job.
- Senate committee approves religious objection adoption bills Updated: Apr-22-15 6:58 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Faith-based agencies could refuse to participate in adoptions involving gay couples or prospective parents on grounds of religious beliefs under bills heard and approved in two hours Wednesday by a Michigan Senate committee.
- Gov. Snyder headed to Nevada for Republican Jewish meeting Updated: Apr-22-15 12:03 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will travel to Nevada Thursday to attend the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting.
- Union doesn't want new test data used in teacher evaluations Updated: Apr-22-15 7:25 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan's largest teachers union is asking state officials not to use data from new standardized testing in teacher evaluations.
- Son: Ex-US Sen. Griffin tried to do right, even in private Updated: Apr-21-15 9:28 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin always "strove to do the right thing," whether in public or private life and whether anyone knew about it, one of his sons said at the Michigan Republican's funeral Tuesday.
- Judge: Fired parole board members have no claim over jobs Updated: Apr-18-15 12:52 pm
TROY, Michigan - A judge has ruled in favor of Gov. Rick Snyder's administration in a lawsuit related to the firing of six members of the Michigan parole board.
- Fund for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder hints at presidential run Updated: Apr-17-15 8:01 pm
LANSING, Michigan - People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country to more aggressively tell of the state's rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid.
- Snyder orders flags flown at half-staff in Lincoln's honor Updated: Apr-15-15 7:59 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for U.S. flags displayed on state property to be flown at half-staff Wednesday in remembrance of former President Abraham Lincoln.
- Tigers set AL shutout record to start season, beat Twins 7-1 Updated: Apr-09-15 8:51 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers finally gave up a run Thursday.