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.
Budget recommendations released Wednesday by Governor Gretchen Whitmer would allocate nearly $1 million to the Department of Attorney General to oversee rate adjustments and litigation involving the Public Service Commission , with additional money to recover fraudulently obtained COVID assistance distributed by the state's housing authority and for oversight of Michigan's medical and recreational marijuana market.
Dustin Witjes, a member of the state's Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission , resigned Tuesday following calls for him to leave his post because he was living and working out of state, sources told Gongwer News Service on Wednesday.
A member of the House is asking the Department of State for answers regarding the two members of the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission who live outside Michigan.
During a late-night session Wednesday, the House managed to muster up the votes to pass financial disclosure requirements with the help of some Republicans as several Democrats voted no. The passage of the bills left a bipartisan group of lawmakers unhappy.
Republican members of the House want to ensure there's a plan in place if Ford doesn't follow through on the BlueOval electric vehicle battery plant in Marshall.
Military spouses would be able to return absent voter ballots electronically under a bill passed by the House on Wednesday.
Twenty-three Michigan cities that levy an income tax could take advantage of having the state Department of Treasury administer, enforce and collect their taxes as Detroit does now under a bill that passed the House on Tuesday.
Legislation to reduce regulations for electric vehicle charging stations passed the House on Wednesday.