Michigan state government
Michigan House OKs big K-12 budget, pushes for July 1 deal
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 10:24 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House overwhelmingly approved a $65 billion state spending plan and the release of billions in federal COVID-19 relief aid...
Michigan bill to end extra unemployment benefit faces veto
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 02:00 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers' benefits in Michigan,...
Unemployed workers can visit state offices starting June 30
Jun. 23, 2021 04:31 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is reopening 12 state Unemployment Insurance Agency offices for in-person visits more than 15 months after they were closed due...
Michigan lawmakers announce bills after opioid deaths spike
By Anna Liz Nichols Jun. 23, 2021 03:48 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich (AP) — A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers announced a package of bills Wednesday to curb opioid overdose deaths in the state, which experts...
Michigan Senate GOP probe: No systemic fraud in election
By David Eggert Jun. 23, 2021 01:25 PM EDT
Michigan ends workplace COVID-19 rules except in health care
By David Eggert Jun. 22, 2021 12:43 PM EDT
'Time to play': Michigan reopens 15 months after pandemic
By David Eggert And Corey Williams Jun. 22, 2021 12:00 AM EDT
No charges filed against Michigan official who flashed rifle
By John Flesher Jun. 18, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
Michigan lifts indoor capacity limits, mask requirements
By David Eggert And Mike Householder Jun. 17, 2021 01:38 PM EDT
Whitmer: Reinstate incentive so companies can hire workers
By David Eggert Jun. 16, 2021 06:41 PM EDT
Michigan Legislature passes $6.6 B in federal virus aid
By David Eggert Jun. 15, 2021 05:20 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican...
Whitmer proposes use of $1.4B in federal child care aid
By David Eggert Jun. 14, 2021 04:48 PM EDT
Ballot drive targets Michigan law that underpins virus rules
By David Eggert Jun. 14, 2021 02:33 PM EDT
State board ordered to OK bill to end emergency powers law
By David Eggert Jun. 11, 2021 01:39 PM EDT
Whitmer seeks $250M for parks; Senate has $1.5B bridge plan
By David Eggert Jun. 10, 2021 03:09 PM EDT
Senate: Extend lapsed licenses, plates; keep walk-in option
By David Eggert Jun. 10, 2021 01:05 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Michigan
By The Associated Press Jun. 07, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Detroit Free Press. May 30, 2021. Editorial: Michigan senators chart a path to real police reform There is growing...
Whitmer vetoes bill to exempt graduations from crowd limits
By David Eggert Jun. 03, 2021 03:21 PM EDT
Michigan health chief: Nursing home death toll is accurate
By David Eggert Jun. 03, 2021 01:11 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top health official said Thursday that nursing homes are accurately reporting the number of coronavirus-related deaths, amid...
Michigan state House passes vaccine passport ban
By Anna Liz Nichols Jun. 02, 2021 06:20 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans alongside a handful of Democrats in the Michigan House passed a bill Wednesday that would ban government-required COVID-19...