The one-man grand jury process would no longer be an option for prosecutors if a bill introduced to the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday is enacted into law.
The House Health Policy Committee heard testimony Thursday on legislation that would require community mental health programs to assess someone under consideration for hospitalization within three hours after a hospital notifies it of the need for an assessment.
Rep. Bryan Posthumus during a Wednesday fundraiser showed a list of 25 current and expected to be incoming House Republicans supporting his bid for floor leader.
Southfield resident Nicole Knight has spent 42 days in the emergency department waiting for a bed to become available for her 16-year-old autistic son.
DUPLAIN TOWNSHIP – Rep. Graham Filler maintained on Tuesday he is living within the new 93rd House District at a rental property in Duplain Township, despite an investigation published by The Detroit News alleging that the Republican chair of the House Judiciary Committee is living outside of the district he's running to represent in November.
As the House gears up for a fall session that is likely to be overshadowed by the final push of campaign season, committees are looking ahead to see what can be accomplished with limited session days.
Several House Republicans are seeing primary challengers this cycle, but Rep. Greg VanWoerkom in the 88th House District and Rep. Rodney Wakeman in the 97th District are said to be in the most trouble.
College sports venues would be allowed to sell alcohol under new legislation proposed by a bipartisan group of legislators.
DIXON NETS NEW LEGISLATIVE ENDORSEMENTS: Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon in a Wednesday campaign update announced more endorsements from sitting GOP legislators, growing that list to 20 who are supporting her campaign.