Michigan Report for Monday, November 30, 2015

House Hopes To Vote On Energy Next Week, Senate Likely In '16

While those in the industry pushed Monday for the Legislature to finish up energy policy legislation before the end of the year, the chair of the Senate Energy and Technology Committee said a vote is more likely in the beginning of 2016.

And Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton), the chair of the House Energy Policy Committee, said he will be working with members this week to ensure they understand the bills with the hope of voting on the House floor next week.


Senate Set To Discuss Data Center Tax Exemptions; Presumptive Parole On Ice

As the Senate returns from its legislative break on Tuesday, the number one issue eyes will likely be on, at least for this week, is a series of bills that would provide tax exemptions for a major data center corporation looking to expand in Michigan.


School District Finances Appear Weaker, Moody's Report Says

Michigan schools have lower credit ratings on average than school districts nationwide, and have seen their collective general fund balance decline by nearly half in the last decade, a report issued by Moody's Investors Services says.

Also In Gongwer

  • Nofs Moving Ahead With Own Plan For Energy
  • Corrections Officer Union OKs New Contract
  • Courser Spent Almost $9,000 On Legal Defense
  • Snyder Signs Good Samaritan Bill For Off-Duty Emergency Workers
  • I-94 Study Concludes Kalamazoo Stretch No More Prone To Crashes Than Usual
  • Democrats Call On Administration, A.G. To Denounce Planned Parenthood Attack
  • Supplemental Notice Of Legislative Committees
  • Supplemental Agency Calendar

MI Tweets


Gongwer Is Your Source For

  • Detailed Capitol News You Can Trust
  • Comprehensive Committee Coverage
  • Bill Tracking By Number, Keyword & Section
  • Real-Time Legislation Alerts
  • Easy to Share Custom Bill Status Reports
  • Legislative History On All Bills
  • Committee Tracking
  • Legislative, Agency & Fundraising Schedules
  • Legislator Contact Tools
  • Comprehensive Government Directories
  • Election & Candidate Information
  • News Clips From Other Sources
  • Extensive News & Legislative Archives
  • Much More
All In A Complete Subscription Package