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Rep. Pat Outman Running For House, Not Senate
Monday, March 25, 2024

Although he contemplated a run for state Senate in 2026, Rep. Pat Outman (R-Six Lakes) will run for reelection in the House.

Car Seat Standards Changes Pass Senate Over GOP Objections
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

A nearly decade-long effort to update and standardize child safety seat requirements to meet federal guidelines is almost law with the Senate passing legislation largely along party lines Wednesday.

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.

Corrections Budget Would Create Ed Facility In Thumb, Better Health Care
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Prisoner health care access and transforming the Thumb Correctional Facility into a Department of Corrections educational campus for inmate reentry programs were among the top recommendations for state's prison system in the governor's budget recommendations released Wednesday.

Senate Moves Energy Siting Bills, Closing In On Gov's Desk
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The Democratic-controlled Legislature completed its work on one of its top fall priorities Wednesday, giving final passage to bills that would quadruple the state's renewable energy mandate, create a new clean energy standard and move siting decisions for large-scale solar and wind projects to the Public Service Commission .

Auto No-Fault Bills See Bipartisan Support In Senate As DIFS Opposes
Thursday, October 19, 2023

Significant changes to the state's 2019 auto no-fault law cleared the Senate Thursday with some bipartisan support as the Department of Insurance and Financial Services is raising concerns about the potential for increased costs for drivers as a result.

Senate OKs Drug Manufacturer Immunity Repeal
Wednesday, October 18, 2023

In a bipartisan vote Wednesday, Senators moved legislation that would repeal a 1990s law that provides immunity for prescription drug manufacturers, a move that supporters say is long overdue and would allow Michigan residents and the state access to compensation.

Senate Votes To Bring Back 1976 Flag Plate For 2026
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Perhaps the most beloved license plate in Michigan history, the red, white and blue 1976 U.S. Bicentennial plate would be brought back in 2026 for the nation's semi quincentennial under a bill that passed the Senate on Thursday.

Per-Pupil Rise, Bump For Higher Ed Mark $24.3B Education Budget
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Michigan's education budget will rise to new heights in the upcoming fiscal year, with the Legislature approving Wednesday a 5 percent per-pupil foundation allowance increase while providing a slew of new or increased funding items within the first budget crafted under Democratic control in nearly 40 years.

Child Marriage Ban Package Clears Senate With Minimal Opposition
Thursday, June 22, 2023

Ending child marriage in Michigan moved one step closer to being a reality Thursday following bipartisan votes in the Senate on legislation that would update statute to prevent those under 18 from getting married.

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