Michigan Legislature

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) There’s a lot of turmoil among Republicans in the state House right now. That’s after the GOP leadership took a get-tough approach on Republicans who refused to support an income tax rollback. 

Income Tax Cut Dies In Early Morning House Vote

Feb 23, 2017
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) In the first vote of the session, Republican leaders in the state House came up short. In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the House took a roll call vote on legislation that would roll back the state income tax. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) An income tax rollback, a more transparent government and reducing auto insurance rates - those are some of the main priorities for House Republicans during this session. They rolled out the plan Thursday. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker has quit his job and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor as part of a plea deal. This creates the first vacancy of this session of the Legislature. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder focused much of the annual State of the State address on his achievements as governor, while also, insisting there is more work to be done.


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