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New Emergency Manager Law Passes House

Posted 12.13.2012 | Detroit

Michigan legislators approved legislation Wednesday that strengthens the state's controls over financially struggling municipalities and schools, desp...

State House Passes Controversial Union Bill

Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Members of the Michigan House quickly voted in favor of a new bill Thursday evening that would make Michigan a right-to-work state, as Democratic repr...

New State Rep. Has A Criminal History

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Brian Banks, an eight-time convicted felon, emerged victorious at the polls Tuesday in the race for Michigan's new 1st district state House seat, winn...

Is The Plan To Turn On Detroit's Lights Already Dead?

Detroit News | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit

The city's long-term plan for fixing broken streetlights is on hold, but Mayor Dave Bing says he's continuing to press state lawmakers to help find th...

Text Messages Implicate Speaker And State Rep In Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

While a fiery prosecutor's report condemns their actions and Democrats call for their resignations, it appears that, for the moment, Michigan House Sp...

Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters

Mitchell Bard | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.

House Approves Anti-Abortion Bil; Controversial 20-Week Vote Will Wait

MLive | Posted 06.13.2012 | Detroit

LANSING, MI - The Michigan House on Wednesday approved sweeping legislation that would add regulations and restrictions to abortion practices in the s...

Michigan Senate Drops 'License To Bully' Bill, Adopts New Version

Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

Michigan's state Senate dropped a bill Tuesday that critics called "a license to bully," and instead adopted a House version that represents a comprom...

Lawmakers Respond To Controversial GOP-Backed Bullying Bill

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Michigan's state House passed its own version of an anti-bullying Thursday, smoothing over the language in a bill passed by the Senate last week that ...