local ordinances

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation that would prevent cities from passing plastic bag and container taxes is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. 


A bill that would end local wage and benefit laws has cleared the state Senate. The legislation would stop communities from setting their own living wage and workplace rules – among other things. 


The state House has adopted a controversial bill that would preempt local “living wage” laws and other workplace rules and ordinances. 

Online data shows number of tickets issued since the beginning of the year is up sharply from the same period of 2013