Gov. Rick Snyder today signed into law legislation amending the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) Act to require fingerprinting and background checks for all applicants seeking to attend law enforcement training academies.
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Dollar signs abound in a renewed debate this spring over when Michigan schools should be able to start their academic years.
Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) is planning to meet with staff and confer with his caucus next week about renewing a conversation about the now $29.1 billion and growing debt in the teachers' retirement program known as the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System or
The final numbers are in and Republican-led Senate and House budget subcommittees cut $277.1 million and $272.4 million, respectfully, in General Fund money out of Gov. Rick Snyder Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget.
Two Senate panels carved away nearly $200 million from Gov. Rick Snyder's recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal today, eliminating several of the Governor's planned hikes in infrastructure improvements, social service programs and technology upgrades.
Former Gov. John Engler today told MIRS there is a trick to state taxes, and the governors who get it right, understand it's a balance.
A congressional move to rollback Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations governing broadband internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon's ability to sell web browser history and other consumer information to advertisers has one Michigan lawmaker ready to take up the
A spat in the Court of Claims over whether a $2.5 million appropriation to private schools is constitutional has a host of interest groups going to litigatory war.