Senate Education Committee Chair Phil Pavlov (R-St Clair) said today that he's not sure what should replace the state's "failing school" law, but it needs to rely more on local schools than state government.
The state today announced a hotline to help those accused of unemployment fraud ask questions about their cases.
The addition of the hotline comes after the Unemployment Insurance Agency's (UIA) well-documented struggles with identifying fraudulent benefits cases.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley signaled today that he wants to move on an ethics-related package that would include public officials disclosing potential conflicts of interest in government and more access to public information.
Gov. Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley pushed back today on the four bills introduced this young session that would reverse a piece of the 2011 tax overhaul that made, for the first time, pension income after a certain dollar amount subject to the income tax.
Do minimum wage laws apply to certain migrant farm workers? It's a question Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) and two state agencies are now asking the Attorney General.
Attorneys representing the state conceded in federal court this afternoon that there is no plan in place to deliver bottled water to Flint residents that need it, while also arguing the state should not have to comply with the court order that mandated it because lead levels are below federal lim
In an uncommon move, Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) today struck out against prospective House legislation penalizing so-called "Sanctuary City" local governments who turn a blind eye to undocumented residents.
The state School Reform Office (SRO) today identified 38 schools at risk of closure June 30 due to poor academic performance, with 24 of those from the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and the E
More than a dozen convicted sex offenders are suing the state, alleging the state must exempt them from certain registry requirements after a federal appeals court ruled in August they had been applied unconstitutionally.
The state turned three prisoner health care contracts into one big one last year, and while the state says it was more about integrated care, Michigan's corrections director said today she didn't have a definite answer on whether it's saved money.