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Beeler Declines Reelection; Schuette Named HRCC Chair
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Rep. Andrew Beeler is the seventh member of the House to announce he will not seek reelection this year.

EGLE Rulemaking, High Speed Internet Bills Advance In Senate
Thursday, March 7, 2024

A Senate panel on Thursday reported bills to expand Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy rulemaking authority and to create the Michigan High-Speed Internet Office in the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, respectively.

Senate Panel Considers Additional Rulemaking For EGLE
Thursday, February 22, 2024

The state's environmental agency would be able to, for the first time since 2006, make administrative rules related to water resources protection under a bill before a Senate committee on Thursday.

Senate Debates, Passes Repeal of Enviro Rules Committee
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

A divided Senate passed legislation Tuesday to eliminate a committee intended to provide oversight of the state's environmental regulatory agency following a debate over the panel's effectiveness and the department's responsiveness to businesses and the public.

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.

Senate Panel Preps Bills To Repeal Enviro Rules Committee
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Democrats continue their efforts in the Legislature to repeal three committees created toward the end of former Republican Governor Rick Snyder's tenure that oversee operations at the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.

Child Therapeutic Home Bill Blocked In Tied House
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

House Democrats ran into their first obstacle of spilt membership on Wednesday when a concurrence vote on a bill modifying emergency safety intervention in children's therapeutic group homes failed to pass the chamber.

2023's Top Blunders: Dems Take Over With Some Hiccups
Thursday, December 28, 2023

Democrats took control of state government for the first time in decades in January with Governor Gretchen Whitmer winning reelection and the party taking both the House and Senate.

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 .

Renewable Mandate Clears First Hurdle Over Lengthy GOP Objections
Thursday, October 26, 2023

Democrats took a key step in passing one of their top priorities with the Senate's approval of a quadrupled renewable energy mandate on Thursday with Republicans sharply critical of the move they say would result in higher utility bills and diminished grid reliability.

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