As the Legislature heads into its final week before its summer break, all eyes are on the Senate as to when it will take up Medicaid reform, how it will accomplish passage with some staunch opposition and what it will take to see the bill through to Governor Rick Snyder.
While Democratic votes will undoubtedly be necessary to move the bill, Senate Republicans have so far been mum on the general outlook of approval. Senate Democrats have long said they favor the expansion but recently also stated it must be done on the right terms.
Legislation that would allow the state to dissolve Buena Vista and Inkster school districts is expected to see quick action in the Senate this week, Sen. Phil Pavlov, chair of the Senate Education Committee, said Monday.
The Michigan Corrections Organization is reviewing its appeal options after the Civil Service Commission upheld abolishment of resident unit officer and corrections medical unit officer in the Department of Corrections.
Governor Rick Snyder met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday during trade mission to the Middle Eastern country.
Mark Totten, a professor at the Michigan State University law school, made it official on Monday that he is running for the Democratic nomination for attorney general in the 2014 election.
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House Regulatory Reform - 9:00 am
House Commerce - 9:00 am
Investment Advisory Board - 9:30 am
Board of Education - 9:30 am
Board of Nursing Home Administrators - 10:00 am
House Transportation and Infrastructure - 10:30 am
Liquor Control Commission - 11:00 am
Administrative Board - 11:00 am
House Oversight - 12:00 pm