Michigan Legislature

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. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislators worked late into the evening Wednesday as the end of this session draws closer. 

Michigan Energy Overhaul Passes Senate

Nov 10, 2016
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate has adopted an overhaul of Michigan’s energy policy. It’s designed to ensure reliability as the state’s big utilities replace aging coal-fired plants that have to shut down. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans have hung onto their majority in the state House. Meanwhile Democrats are planning a change of leadership for next year.

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Senate will interrupt its summer recess and return to the state Capitol this week. 

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