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.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation this week requiring public officials and candidates seeking elected office to file financial disclosure reports with the Department of State.
Bills to require the creation of a medication aide training and permit program administered by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs passed the Senate Wednesday after being reported by a committee earlier in the day.
The House Energy, Communications and Technology Committee opened brief testimony Wednesday on recently introduced legislation that would implement performance-based rates for utilities, develop a workgroup to create best practices for first responders during extreme weather events and conduct a rate plan study.
The debate over siting authority for large-scale solar and wind energy projects began in the House on Wednesday with a committee hearing for the newly introduced Clean Energy and Jobs Act.
Bills that would create a medication aide position in the Public Health Code, a position supporters say will help assure timely delivery of prescriptions to nursing home residents, came up for testimony Tuesday at a House committee.
Landlords could be barred from using an applicant's criminal records against them at any stage of the application process with exceptions for serious crimes under a bill discussed by a House subcommittee.
Several advocates testified in support of a bill to prohibit denying an individual's rights and privileges due to their housing status during a House committee Thursday.
Although House Republicans hold the minority in the chamber, they dominated at Jackson Field Wednesday night during the first legislative softball game supporting charity.
Lansing lawmakers will step up to the plate next Wednesday to raise money for charity during the first ever legislative softball game.